Aerobic Physical Activity in Nature as Compensation for Type A Behavior

  • Klaudia Zusková Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice
  • Mirosław Paweł Górny Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice
Keywords: types A and B behavior, prevention, aerobic exercise, coronary heart disease, lifestyle, interdisciplinary approach

Abstract

The aim of this theoretical article is to point out on the bases of scientific findings the relationship between aerobic physical activity in nature as compensation for the type A behavior. Type A behavior as a risk factor for coronary heart disease (CHD) continues to be an important subject of study in today´s society. Physical activities in the nature, also called green exercise, are of significant relevance in the context of human health research, given our present lifestyle. They address mainly the aerobic regime of physical activities as a prevention of many diseases through improvements in cardiovascular system and skeletal muscles. The authors focused on the issues related to the types A and B of personality behavior developed by Mayer Friedman and Ray H. Rosenman. Aerobic exercise activities, as significant prevention of heart diseases, deal with the compensation of precisely the A type risk behavior. The authors clarify this premise on practical examples. Even with the passage of several decades this issue has not been sufficiently researched. Its application in real life is quite justifiable due to increasing environmental changes and sedentary lifestyle. This article points out how different findings need to be linked in practice as a part of the necessary interdisciplinary collaboration of experts in the areas of medicine, psychology and sports.

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Published
2019-12-30
How to Cite
Zusková, K., & Górny, M. P. (2019). Aerobic Physical Activity in Nature as Compensation for Type A Behavior. Physical Education, Sport and Health Culture in Modern Society, (4(48), 55-60. https://doi.org/10.29038/2220-7481-2019-04-55-60
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Physical culture, physical education of different age group population