Análise da procura de informação sobre atividade física nos media sociais online

Dulce Esteves , Paulo Pinheiro , Rui Brás , Kelly O'hara , Jolanta Grażyna Zuzda


Online social media oers opportunities for promoting a healthy lifestyle by providing social support that encourages the adoption of more active behaviours. To accomplish this, individuals need to look for information about physical activity in these channels.The purpose of this study is to evaluate the extent of using social media online as information sources about physical activity. We interviewed 1034 Portuguese (49.6% male, 50.4% female), 42.3 ± 20.6 years. The results show that only 9.9% of respondents seek information about exercise in online social media and that 65.6% of Internet users do not seek information related to exercise. The potential of social media for the promotion of physical activity is not being used, since few individuals’ report these channels as physical activity information sources and few seek for information about t places / equipment related to the practice of physical activity in online social medi
Author Dulce Esteves
Dulce Esteves,,
, Paulo Pinheiro
Paulo Pinheiro,,
, Rui Brás
Rui Brás,,
, Kelly O'hara
Kelly O'hara,,
, Jolanta Grażyna Zuzda (FEM / DTE)
Jolanta Grażyna Zuzda ,,
- Department of Tourism Economy
Other language title versionsPhysical activity information seeking in online social media
Journal seriesRevista Iberoamericana de Psicologia del Ejercicio y el Deporte, ISSN 1886-8576, e-ISSN 2340-7700, (N/A 40 pkt)
Issue year2019
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in EnglishWeb 3.0, Physical activity promotion, Information sources
ASJC Classification3202 Applied Psychology; 3207 Social Psychology
Internal identifierROC 19-20
Languagees hiszpański
LicenseJournal (articles only); published final; Uznanie Autorstwa - Użycie Niekomercyjne - Bez utworów zależnych (CC-BY-NC-ND); with publication
Score (nominal)40
Score sourcejournalList
ScoreBUT score = 5.0, 20-08-2019, manual
Ministerial score = 40.0, 12-02-2020, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2018 = 0.925
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