The Determining Role of Positive and Negative Affect, Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem Levels of Physical Activity Participants In State Mindfulness For Physical Activity
Nazmi Bayköse, Çağrı Arı2, Gizem Ceylan2
Objectives: The aim of this study is the determinant role of positive and negative affect, life satisfaction and self-esteem levels of physical activity participants in state mindfulness for physical activity.
Methods: This research was conducted with the participation of a total of 261 (age: 30.74 ± 8.68) volunteers from 141 women and 120 men who regularly practice yoga. In addition, the exercise or physical activity experience of the volunteer participants in the study was 4.34 ± 4.88. In the study, besides the Personal Information form created by the researchers as data collection tools, the Life Satisfaction Scale, the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale Panas and the State Mindfulness Scale for Physical Activity were used.
Result and Conclusions: As a result, it can be said that physical activity participants' Positive affect, life satisfaction and self-esteem levels are positively correlated with state mindfulness. At the same time, it can be said that the negative affect of the participants are negatively related to mindfulness.
Key words: Mindfulness, self esteem, life satisfaction, negative affect, positive affect, physical activity