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Aerobika kaip moterų saviugdą motyvuojantis veiksnys
Aerobics as a Factor to Motivate Self-Development of the Females

Author(s): Sniegina Poteliūnienė, Ineta Baltuškonienė
Subject(s): Psychology of Self, Sports Studies
Published by: Lietuvos edukologijos universitetas
Keywords: aerobics; motivation; self-development; females;

Summary/Abstract: Organized workouts of aerobics might be seen as a self-development tool, as adult person’s decision to get involved into certain activity is taken consciously. One perceives such engagement being related to satisfaction of certain needs and expectations to reach the results of the systematically performed activity. The research was launched in order to reveal the motives of the females’ decision making when choosing aerobics for self-development, as well as to disclose the perceived by women impact of aerobics, considering it as a self-development tool. Half-structured interview method was applied for the research. 11 females, who attended Vilnius aerobics study, were interviewed. The data of the research were processed using qualitative content analysis, based on expert evaluation. It was established that women considered such values as family, health, carrier and happiness being the most important for them. Several universally accepted values were pointed out to be positive personal values, either already possessed or to be perfected further on by the respondents.

  • Issue Year: 126/2017
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 185-201
  • Page Count: 17
  • Language: Lithuanian