The Main Motivational Factors for Doing Aqua Fitness of Slovak Women
This article represents results of a study done with group of Slovak women. The purpose was to specify the main motivational factors in behavior that lead to start with aqua fitness, to compare indicators of quality and quantity, how do the beliefs and attitudes of initiating and maintaining differ between two groups of women according to the age and facility. And evaluate contribution of aqua fitness on the life quality and overall health and well being of study group as well as evaluate the quality of the classes by knowing women's opinion finally. In accordance with the results the study has shown that the main motivation for initiating and maintaining aqua fitness are: improving/maintaining of physical fitness, stress and fatigue elimination, joint mobility and flexibility, joints and spine, back pain release, weight loss, firm body and the good state of overall well - being.
The age difference and the differences between both facilities (water depth, sound system level, settings etc.) were shown as no issue regarding the motivation, beliefs and attitudes in both groups.