International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Comparative Studies | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 7 Issue 5, May 2018


Assessment of Level of Physical Fitness and Level of Mental Stress in Exercising and Non-Exercising Individuals

Disha Jagad | Shweta Manwadkar [4]


Abstract: Exercise has become really important in everyones life. For living a healthy life it is important to have healthy body as well as healthy mind. Objective of the study was to compare and correlate level of physical fitness and level of mental stress in exercising and non-exercising individuals.30 participants were taken, 15 in each group. Modified Harvard step test and perceived stress scale questionnaire was used to compare and correlate physical fitness and mental stress respectively. Results showed higher physical fitness (p=0.0003) and lower mental stress level in exercising group (p=0.0119) and positive correlation between physical fitness and mental stress. (r=0.5349).


Keywords: Physical fitness index, mental stress, perceived stress scale, modified Harvard step test


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 5, May 2018,


Pages: 202 - 207


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