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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2017, Vol. 4, Issue 4, Part D

The effect of exercise on anxiety of college students


Author(s): Dr. Ramdas R Jadhav

Abstract:
Physicians believe that physical fitness as a proper ground to achieve appropriate psychological conditions, accordingly the aim of this study was to investigate the effect of exercise on anxiety of college students. In this study 60 untrained male college students were randomly divided in to two groups. 30 male students participated in a 6 week physical fitness programme with a frequency of 3 session per week and 60 minutes per session. The average age of students in the experimental and control groups were 19.74 and 20.36 years respectively. Data were collected from students using a Sports Competitive Anxiety Test - (SCAT) consists of fifteen items which include 5 spurious items, 8 positive items and 2 negative items. The t-test was used to test the effect of anxiety level between experimental and control group. The significance level was determined as p<0.01. The result of the study reveals that there was significant difference in 0.01 levels effect of exercise on anxiety among male college students.

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How to cite this article:
Dr. Ramdas R Jadhav. The effect of exercise on anxiety of college students. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2017; 4(4): 231-233.
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