The effects of physical activity on perceived stress, anxiety and life satisfaction

dc.contributor.advisorReid, Rosieen
dc.contributor.authorRichardson, Noleenen
dc.date.accessioned2015-01-21T10:04:07Z
dc.date.available2015-01-21T10:04:07Z
dc.date.issued2014
dc.description.abstractThe aim of the study is to investigate if levels of stress, anxiety and life satisfaction correlate with engaging in regular physical activity, investigating associations with duration and exercise frequency. A quantitative cross sectional research design was adopted, using a self-completion questionnaire survey of 128 participants consisting of demographic information: age and gender and novel questions relating to engagement of exercise, activity type, frequency and duration, using Perceived Stress, State Trait Anxiety and Life Satisfaction scales. Results showed significant lower levels of stress and anxiety, increased levels of life satisfaction with physical activity across duration and frequency. The results support existing research engaging in regular physical activity has beneficial effects on individual’s lives. Author keywords: Stress, anxiety, physical activity, life satisfactionen
dc.identifier.citationRichardson, N. (2014). The effects of physical activity on perceived stress, anxiety and life satisfaction. Bachelors Final Year Project, Dublin Business School.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10788/2230
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherDublin Business Schoolen
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dc.subjectHealthen
dc.subjectClinical health psychologyen
dc.titleThe effects of physical activity on perceived stress, anxiety and life satisfactionen
dc.typeFinal Year Projeccten
dc.type.degreelevelBA (Hons)en
dc.type.degreenameBA (Hons) in Psychologyen
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