Assessing Women’s Physical Activity Comfort in On-Campus Recreational Facilities

by Crystal Colinear
There are gender disparities among students in use of on-campus recreational facilities. This study aimed to understand why women are less active than men in on-campus facilities. Surveys assessed use of free weights and machines, comfort strategies, and possible recreational changes. Responses for discomfort were visualized through thematic analysis. Strategically analyzing the responses showed men, crowdedness, and judgment as the main problem areas in the facilities. The University could implement programs to increase women's PA.
Exhibition Category: 
Health and Life Sciences
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Poster Presentation
University Park
Faculty Sponsor: 
Melissa Bopp
Alumni Hall, HUB-Robeson Center
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