Due to the increasing number of technical innovations in our expanding world, everyday life is getting more simle. Several harmful civilizational consequences appeared and spreaded worldwide, affecting contemporary societies, which can be recognized from different health organizations' disclosures. In addition to the general benefits, physical activity can be applied in the prevention, treatment, rehabilitation of certain diseases, and also to maintain mental health through the its direct anxiety and mood improving effect, thereby improving the quality of living. Our research is given its actuality by the fact, that the Hungarian legislators and professionals in charge of sports are in the process of rethinking the regulatory system of the sport industry. The new National Sport Strategy and Higher Educational Act are all being prepared, which will define the legal frames, and the future of the entire sports sector for the next decade, thus indirectly the qualitiy of future living. With the datas of our cross-sectional research, we try to give an accurate image about the society's attitude on physical activity, and the impacts of sedentary lifestyle on the quality of life.