publication . Article . 2015

Effect of Regular Exercise on Anxiety and Self-Esteem Level in College Students

Zahra Hamidah; Putri Teesa Santoso; Radenmas Haryadi Karyono;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2015 Journal: Althea Medical Journal (issn: 2337-4330, eissn: 2337-4330, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universitas Padjadjaran
Abstract
Background: Regular exercise is often presented as an effective tool to influence the psychological aspect of a human being. Recent studies show that anxiety and self-esteem are the most important psychological aspects especially in college students. This study aimed to determine the differences of anxiety and self-esteem level between students who joined and did not join regular exercise program, Pendidikan Dasar XXI Atlas Medical Pioneer (Pendas XXI AMP), in the Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Padjadjaran. Methods: A cross-sectional comparative study was carried out to 64 students who joined and did not join Pendas XXI AMP. Thirty six students (12 females and...
Subjects
free text keywords: Anxiety, Rosenberg’s Self-Esteem Scale, self-esteem, Zung Self-Rating Anxiety Scale, Medicine, R, Medicine (General), R5-920
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