According to the Stages of Sporting Status and Behaviour Change, this study examines the Quality of Life in Sedentary Women. A total of 774 female participants from the Black Sea provinces of Samsun, Sinop, Ordu and Giresun were included in the study. Turkish versions of the behavioural change stages and quality of life scale were administered to the participants. Independent t-test was used to compare two continuous variables, and ANOVA and LSD tests were used for multiple comparisons. When the sub-dimensions of the quality-of-life scale were compared according to the behavioural change stages of sedentary women, a significant difference was found between the sub-dimensions of physical space, mental space, social relations, and environment (p<0.05 and p< 0.001). A statistically significant difference was found between the quality-of-life subscale scores of sedentary women according to whether they did sports in the last six months and in the last 3 years (p<0.05 and p<0.001). Significant differences were found in sedentary women's quality of life subscale scores according to their perception of their health and body images and their normal vision of their body weight (p<0.05 and p<0.001). Conclusion: The quality of life increases as the duration of doing sports increases in sedentary women. Women's perception of their bodies as healthy, accepting their appearance as good and seeing their body weight within normal limits positively affect their quality of life. It is recommended that sedentary women be encouraged to do sports to increase their quality of life. They are also advised to seek psychological help regarding their health, body image and body weight.
Sedentary Woman, Quality of Life, Exercise Behaviour, Sports