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The aim of this study is to identify the healthy life style behaviors of academician in terms of some demographical variables. 200 Academicians voluntarily participated in the study from different universities in Turkey. Data was collected with healthy life style behavior scale ÃÂ°ÃÂ°, developed by Rozmus et al. , and Esin  made the language adaptations for Turkish participants. Scale has 52 items and online form of the scale was used for participation. Cronbach’s alpha value was found as 0.91. No significant difference was found among academic titles in terms of sub-dimensions of the scale. Significant differences were found among frequency of doing sports in terms of subdimensions. No significant difference was found between smoking variables. As frequency of doing sports increased, significant differences were found in favor of those doing sports more often. Consequently, it can be said that healthy life style behaviors of academician should be encouraged; activities that foster academician to do sports should be arranged. ÃÂ°t is important to lead academician to participate in sport activities for preventing health risks.
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Author(s): Kursat Karacabey
Academicians, healthy life, health behaviors