Ergun, a faculty member at Sanco University, says: “The mental and physical life of a person cannot be separated from each other.”

Sanko University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Professor. Dr. Nevin Ergun says that a person’s spiritual and physical life cannot be separated from each other and is strongly influenced by each other.
Professor Dr. Ergon, in his statement on the occasion of Disability Week, May 1016, said, “Man is not only a physical and physiological animal, but also an animal of psychological, sociological and cultural characteristics. According to scientific understanding, modern man has an obligation to look at eating / exhaustion from a germ-social point of view.
Noting that the concepts of health and disease can be examined in the context of interrelated organs or systems, individuals, society or social life, said Prof. Dr. “The limitations or inadequacies of these three areas were published by the World Health Organization as an international classification of disability, disability and disability, and in 2001 the concept of ‘ICF’ was created,” Ergun said.
“Inadequacy; limb area, disability; reflects the individual’s field, while disability reflects society’s field. Illness or disorder causes disability, disability causes disability and disability causes disability. Dr. Ergun continues:” ICF; instead of disability, ‘participation ‘K’ was defined as ‘interest in life situations’, which includes self-care, mobility, socialization, education and community life. And helps improve combat ability.
Quality of life
Remind that quality of life is defined as the thematic perception of one’s own health in the socio-cultural environment where one lives, Professor. Dr. “Social participation has a coherent and strong relationship with quality of life. The standard of living is a broad concept and it is influenced by the individual’s physical health, mental state, level of independence, social relationships, personal beliefs,” Ergun said.
Noting that inequality, deteriorating health and limited participation in social life affect the quality of life of people with disabilities in many areas of life, said Prof. Dr. Dr. For this reason, Ergun emphasized the importance of assessing the quality of life of persons with disabilities and taking steps to rehabilitate them.
Anxiety
Anxiety (Anxiety); A subjective feeling like fear, anxiety, excitement and personality traits occur in any situation where it is threatened, says Prof. Dr. Dr. Ergun underscores that the anxieties of our age negatively affect the color of the human mental world and cause psychological problems.
Explaining that anxiety causes physical, physiological, mental and psychological disorders in both healthy and disabled people, Professor Dr. Dr. Ergun says: “In addition to the problems of normal life, disability problems can also increase anxiety in people with disabilities. Considering the family environment in which people with disabilities live, the social environment and all the negative situations caused by disability, it is expected that people with disabilities have higher levels of anxiety than healthy people. It is very important to identify the problems that cause anxiety in people with disabilities, to create solutions for them, to make necessary assessments in this regard and to consider this situation in the rehabilitation program. Sports have a very important place in increasing their participation in social life. It enables individuals to discover different identities and roles, to change their self-perceptions, to emphasize group feelings, to reduce awareness of disabilities, and to cope with stress as they develop.
Psychosocial problems
Professor Dr. Ergun listed the psychosocial problems faced by people with disabilities as follows: “Social isolation, loss of confidence, addiction to daily life activities, loss of social communication skills, difficulty accepting family and individual disabilities, extra protective attitude of family. , Frustration, anxiety, financial problems (unsuitable home change) inability to learn and explore the physical environment is a barrier, suicide attempt rate is five times higher than healthy population, prejudice, exclusion, change of job or unemployment, role change in family , Educational problems, feelings of losing autonomy, and not being able to deal with it, feeling like a child, constantly being reminded of disability, being reminded of differences from other people, periods of intense anxiety, lack of romantic relationships, difficulty going out and hanging out, Negative self-perception in the face of feelings of isolation, social exclusion, and inequality.
Sports facilities
Professor Dr. Ergun summarizes the benefits of physical activity and sports as follows: “It improves the ability to cope with stress, increases cardiovascular (a common name given to a group that includes cardiovascular disease), increases endurance, and improves. Mobility, flexibility exercises and resistance exercises for sports. Thanks to exercise, it helps them become more independent in the activities of daily life, increases muscle strength, endurance, bone density and reduces the risk of injury. The incidence of minor complications decreases, the frequency of falls decreases, it increases the working capacity, the mortality rate (mortality rate) decreases. “
Psychological and social benefits
Mentioning the psychological and social benefits of physical activities and sports, Professor. Dr. Ergun goes on to say: “It enhances quality of life, improves self-esteem, and enhances social cohesion. It reduces depression, increases social interaction and prolongs life. By increasing physical capacity, it indirectly positively affects psychology. Physically active people with disabilities enjoy life more, their expectations of life increase and they experience fewer secondary health problems. They feel strong. Increases their confidence. Self-concept develops. The immediate and general psychological state becomes more stable. Increasing the amount of time allotted for sports enables one to discover different identities / roles. It provides an opportunity to change your self-concept. Sports develop a sense of belonging, reducing awareness of disability. People who work with sports with disabilities generally think positively and improve their wheelchair use skills. Regular participation in physical activity improves independence and fighting ability. It promotes friendship, enhances reflection, helps develop personality and ensures a meaningful life. ”

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