• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2012, Volume: 5, Issue: 4, Pages: 1-6

Original Article

Compression of the effect of individual and in group physical exercise on state anxiety in young people


We evaluated the impact of in group and individual eight-week exercise intervention on reducing state anxiety in students. Participants (M age = 20, 6; N = 51) were accidentally assigned to one of three groups: bodily fitness, and volleyball playing and control group. Classes met 1 hour, 3 days per week, for 8 weeks. State Anxiety scale by Spielberger et al. (1970) was administrated to the young people. Results were analyzed by variance analyze and it reveals that a reduction in state anxiety over the intervention. Volleyball participants as team exercise experienced the most benefits. This result reveals that group exercise is more effective than individual exercise in reducing the state anxiety.
Keywords: Anxiety, Exercise, Health, Youth,


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