Factors Affecting Exercise Behavior Modification of District Physicians in Bangkok

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Nuttapanita Rapeepongpatana


The purpose of this research was to study the exercise behavior of physicians in Bangkok. The factors affecting the exercise behavior modification of physicians and physicians' exercise behavior modification. The data were collected from physicians working in government and private hospitals in Bangkok, 420 cases. The tools used in the study were questionnaires. Statistics used for data analysis were frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, and multiple regression analysis. The study found that the exercise behavior of doctors 2-3 times per week is 31.00%, the duration of exercise is 16-30 minutes/time, 61.20%, and most exercise places are places of exercise or fitness at 30.00 percent. The majority (58.10%) prefer to exercise through walking or running with the reason to prevent illness (40.70%). The inconvenient place to exercise is at 39.80 percent. The study examined the factors that affect the exercise behavior modification of physicians. The research revealed that the overall level of exercise behavior modification was high, and it was influenced by psychological factors, impulses, other stimulating factors, and social support factors. The study also found that 26.20% of physicians continuously exercised and had self-control to maintain their exercise behavior modification. Different population backgrounds did not affect the exercise behaviors of doctors, despite no difference in impulse psychological factors, social contributing factors, or other stimulating factors. There was no effect on the exercise behavior modification of doctors.


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Rapeepongpatana, N. (2024). Factors Affecting Exercise Behavior Modification of District Physicians in Bangkok. Rajapark Journal, 18(57), 350–362. Retrieved from https://so05.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/RJPJ/article/view/266252
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