Strategic Negotiation Factors in Participating at Recreational Sport Activities Aiming at the Wellbeing for the inhabitants of the urban city of Athens (Master thesis)

Νούτσου, Αλεξία/ Noutsou, Alexia

The engagement of people with physical activity is an indication in modern societies of the physical, spiritual and mental health as well as of the living standards and quality of life of the community. Participating at recreational sports offers many organic, psychological and social benefits that are important to people's well-being. The creation of green recreation areas contributes to the increase of individual viability and quality of life by connecting modern people with the natural environment. In particular, they promote outdoor physical activities, social activities, and mental health. The purpose of this research was to investigate the negotiating strategies for engaging in recreational sports and how they are associated with well-being Furthermore, the prospect of green recreation was examined through additional questions that were added at PERMA scale. The sample consisted of 233 people living in the urban area of Athens. Questionnaires a) negotiation strategies and b) wellness Perma Profiler were used for the collection sample. The results from the reliability control of the dimensions of both questionnaires showed high and acceptable values. This research tested the link between different profiles and negotiation strategies. The PERMA-Profiler scale provides another tool for the wellness measurement toolbox and demonstrated acceptable psychometric properties in a large, varied, international sample and was piloted in the present study in the urban area of Athens. This tool, combined with negotiation strategies, can help people better understand themselves, note their strengths and weaknesses, and find ways to develop more their life while exercising.
Institution and School/Department of submitter: Δημοκρίτειο Πανεπιστήμιο Θράκης. Σχολή Επιστήμης Φυσικής Αγωγής και Αθλητισμού. Τμήμα Επιστήμης Φυσικής Αγωγής και Αθλητισμού
Subject classification: Physical fitness
Keywords: Στρατηγικές διαπραγμάτευσης,Συμμετοχή σε αθλητικές δραστηριότητες,Ευεξία,Πράσινοι χώροι,Αστική πράσινη άθληση,Αναψυχή,Negotiation strategies,Participation in leisure activities,Well-being,Green parks,Urban eco sports,Recreation

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