International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017


Effect of Dance Aerobics on Stress in Physiotherapy Students

Shilpa Khandare | Khayathi Padia | Tushar J. Palekar | Manisha Rathi [2]


Abstract: Dance Aerobics is said to have an effect on the psychological, behavioural and emotional responses. The literature shows high level of perceived stress among students. Hence, this study is aimed at evaluating the effect of Dance Aerobics on Stress in Physiotherapy students by using PSS score. The objectives of this study are to assess the Perceived Stress in physiotherapy students with assessment of PSS and to evaluate the effect of Dance Aerobics on perceived stress. One Hundred and Twenty Two voluntarily participating physiotherapy students were assessed and PSS score was taken. Experimental study design carried out on 46 students who were meeting the inclusion criteria. Outcome measure was Perceived Stress Scale. Perceived Stress Scale Score pre mean for screened participants was 25 (4.07), post mean 17.65 (4.85) and p<0.001. Thus, this study concludes that there is significant reduction in Perceived Stress by Dance Aerobics Intervention on stress among physiotherapy students.


Keywords: Dance Aerobics, Stress, PSS, Physiotherapy Students


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017,


Pages: 1328 - 1331

Effect of Dance Aerobics on Stress in Physiotherapy Students


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Shilpa Khandare, Khayathi Padia, Tushar J. Palekar, Manisha Rathi, "Effect of Dance Aerobics on Stress in Physiotherapy Students", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20173478, Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017, 1328 - 1331, #ijsrnet

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