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Bumrungpanictarworn A, To-aj O, Chanbanchong N, Krajangkantamatr S, Tiramongkon B, Naewkumdee N. A Case Study of the Quality of Life and Life Satisfaction of Children and Youth Participation in a Physical Activity Program for the Height Increase. Ann Appl Sport Sci 2024; 12 (2)
1- Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Mahidol University, Salaya, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand
2- Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Mahidol University, Salaya, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand ,
3- Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Mahidol University, Salaya, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand.
4- Banalucka Corp Co., Ltd., Bangkok, Thailand
5- Faculty of Business Administration, Bangkok Thonburi University, Bangkok, Thailand
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Background. Height plays a crucial role in boosting a person's persona.
Objectives. To study the quality of life and the life satisfaction of children and youth participation in a physical activity program for height increase.
Methods. A qualitative design using semi-structured interviews with 20 key informants from 4 groups which consisted of 5 key informants in each group as follows; 1) Group aged from 6-11 years old, 2) Group aged from 12–14 years old, 3) Group aged from 15–17 years old, 4) Group aged from 18–24 years old (6–24 years old) those who attended the physical activity program for the height increase at least than 6 months.
Results. It was found that all key informants were very satisfied with a physical activity program for the height increase.
Conclusion. Most of the participants had an improved quality of life in seven dimensions and well-being after participating in a physical activity program for the height increase
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  • The proper physical activity program under expert monitoring can prove that after joining the program for some period of time, all participants were good in the quality of life and life satisfaction dimensions.
  • Therefore, there will be a benefit for those who would like to increase the height, if there would be more tall institutions to use this intervention for increasing the height.
  • Moreover, generalizing the contribution of this study can develop the quality of life and life satisfaction through effective physical activity programs, and also foster the well-being of participants overall.

Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Exercise, Training and Health
Received: 2024/01/2 | Accepted: 2024/03/13

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