A study to assess the effectiveness of calisthenic exercises in reducing stress among nursing students in a selected college of nursing at Chennai

Abirami, P (2018) A study to assess the effectiveness of calisthenic exercises in reducing stress among nursing students in a selected college of nursing at Chennai. Masters thesis, College of Nursing, Madras Medical College, Chennai.

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Abstract

Calisthenic exercises leads to an improvement in overall strength and energy to the body, in turn promoting overall health. Calisthenics also improves mental health, which in turn helps in treating depression, stress, anxiety and the like. STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM: “A study to assess the effectiveness of calisthenic exercises in reducing stress among nursing students in a selected college of nursing at Chennai”. OBJECTIVES: 1. To assess the existing level of stress among nursing students before calisthenic exercises intervention. 2. To evaluate the post test level of stress among nursing students after calisthenic exercises intervention. 3. To determine the effectiveness of calisthenic exercises on stress among nursing students. 4. To find out the association between the level of stress in nursing students with their selected demographic variables. METHODS AND MATERIALS: A pre experimental design was chosen Non probability convenient sampling technique used to select the sample. 60 nursing students were the sample. Perceived stress scale was used to assess the nursing students stress. RESULTS: In pretest, the nursing students stress score was 23.12 after the administration of calisthenic exercise the post test stress score was 14.18 Difference is 8.94.It was statistically significant at p < 0.001 level. Conclusion: Statistical significance was calculated by using chi square test and one way Anova-test, student paired t-test. After calisthenic exercise the stress level has reduced among nursing students. So calisthenic exercise has significant impact in reducing the stress among nursing students.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: Reg.No.301631101
Uncontrolled Keywords: stress, nursing students, calisthenic exercises.
Subjects: NURSING > Psychiatric Nursing
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2019 01:55
Last Modified: 02 Oct 2019 01:55
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/11656

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