Wellness-Spa Center Users' "Quality of Life" Evaluation: A Thermal Hotel Sample


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Authors

  • Murat DEMİREZEN
  • Yiğit ŞENOL AFYONKARAHİSAR İL SAĞLIK MÜDÜRLÜĞÜ
  • Burhanettin ERDEMLİ

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.11374404

Keywords:

life quality, Health, wellness centers

Abstract

Purpose: In this study, it was aimed to investigate the quality of life levels of those using wellness-spa centers.

Methods: This study is a cross-sectional study conducted on 182 people who received service from a thermal hotel wellness-spa center between January and February 2020. Study data were collected using a questionnaire developed by the researchers to evaluate sociodemographic information and Wellness-Spa usage characteristics, and Short Form 36 (SF-36), which evaluates quality of life.

Results: When the scores of the participants from the sub-factor of the SF-36 scale were compared according to their use of the wellness-spa center; It was found that those who used the wellness-spa center for a long time had higher energy and vitality scores but lower general perception of health scores. It was found that individuals had higher physical functioning, role limitation due to physical problems, energy and vitality, social functioning, bodily pain and general perception of health scores, and age was negatively correlated with physical functioning and general perception of health sub-factors.

Conclusion: It is seen that people who continue the physical exercise program for a long time have a healthier life. It is thought that these centers, where the perceived quality of life of the applicants in the wellness and spa center is low, will create opportunities for both treatment and health promotion with balneotherapy opportunities, and it is thought that this center should focus on interventions to health promotion.

Author Biographies

Murat DEMİREZEN

 

 

Yiğit ŞENOL, AFYONKARAHİSAR İL SAĞLIK MÜDÜRLÜĞÜ

 

 

Burhanettin ERDEMLİ

 

 

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Published

2024-05-29

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DEMİREZEN , M., ŞENOL, Y., & ERDEMLİ , B. (2024). Wellness-Spa Center Users’ "Quality of Life" Evaluation: A Thermal Hotel Sample. GEVHER NESIBE JOURNAL OF MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES, 9(2), 261–268. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.11374404

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