In this study, the effects of recreational activities with self-esteem in sedentary women were investigated. A total of 40 sedentary women, 20 of which were residing in the province of Batman and 20 of the experimental groups, participated in the study. The mean age of the experimental group was 37,11 ± 0,63 and the mean age of the control group were; 36.85 ± 0.72. The experimental group was subjected to 8-week walking exercise and the control group; it is not subject to any activity. In our study; The Rosenberg self esteem scale used 10 sub- categories. SPSS 25 IBM statistical package program was used to analyze the data. Data are summarized as mean and standard deviation. The data were analyzed by Shapiro-Wilk test for normal distribution and it was found that the data showed normal distribution. The difference between the independent groups was analyzed by Independent Sample T-Test. Paired Samples T Test was used in the pretest and posttest comparison. The error level was accepted as 0.05 in this study. At the end of the study, it was found that the values of the experimental group were significantly higher than the control group in the posttest values of all the questions in the comparison of the posttest results of the control and experimental group.
Recreative activity, Sedentary, Exercise