OBJECTIVES The objective of this study is to investigate the difference in physical fitness and eating attitude (dieting, bulimia, food behavior) among 322 female university students according to SPQ (Sasang Personality Questionnaire). METHODSDescribe briefly the main methods or treatments applied; through the use of the Sasang Person-ality Questionnaire, Eat-26 questionnaire, and assessment of physical fitness (strength, agility, endurance, power, flexibility). SPQ is a 14-question self-report assessment tool for measuring temperament charac-teristics from the perspective of the Sasang typology. It is divided into three groups: So-Eum, Tae-Eum, So-Yang. Data analysis was performed by one-way ANOVA using statistical software SPSS version 18.0 pro-gram. RESULTS As to the results, there was a difference in physical fitness and eating attitude according to the SPQ group. Among the variables of physical fitness, So-Yang was significantly higher in back strength (strength) and total fitness score than So-Eum and Tae-Eum. The bulimia and eating behavior were also significantly higher than those of the other groups. CONCLUSIONS It was found that the So-Yang group had better physical fitness than the other constitutions but could have had a problem with eating attitude. The utilizing from the study that is able to provide a proper understanding of eating attitude and fitness in SPQ.
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