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0020 Comparative study about quality of life between women practicing dance and sedentary women
  1. Marijalma Araújo1,
  2. Eduardo Filoni1,
  3. Antonio Fernandes1,
  4. Aline Pansani2
  1. 1University of Mogi Das Cruzes, Mogi Das Cruzes, São Paulo, Brazil
  2. 2Federal University of São Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil


Objectives This study aimed to compare Quality of life (QOL) of women who practice Jazz compared to sedentary women, in the Sports Centre-414 SESI in Sao Paulo - SP

Method We carried out a cross-sectional study, with women between 50 and 85 years old, divided into two groups: Activity Group (GA, n = 14) and Sedentary Group (GS, n = 14). QOL was analysed by the SF-36.

Results The GA had a significant improve in 6 domains of SF-36 compared to GS (p < 0.05).

Conclusions The results of this study suggest an improvement in the QOL of practitioners of jazz, especially in the physical and emotional aspects, compared to sedentary women.

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