Health-related lifestyles of clients of Kenyatta a university health and Recreation centre
Njororai, W. W. S.
Onywera, V. O.
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The World Health Organization and the International Federation of Sports Medicine recommend that daily physical activity should be accepted as a major aspect of a healthy lifestyles. However, a healthy lifestyle involve more than just being active. This study therefore set out to establish the lifestyle patterns of the fitness clients of the Kenyatta University Health and Recreation Centre. A total of 81 members were given questionnaires to fill and return. Out of the 81 only 55 that were satisfactorily completed were used. The questionnaire- sought information pertaining to the clients gender, demographic details, lifestyles, exercise habits, diet, smoking and drinking. Data was treated with percentages and Chi-Square Goodness - of- Fit as necessary. The results arranged in twelve tables led to conclusions that the lifestyles of the clients in the fitness programs at the Kenyatta University Health and Recreation Center were varied. This is an indication that it is appropriate to design programs that are individualized so as to meet the unique interests and needs of the participants.