Effect of aerobic exercises on self esteem among school children at selected schools, Coimbatore

Pradeepa, M (2014) Effect of aerobic exercises on self esteem among school children at selected schools, Coimbatore. Masters thesis, College of Nursing, Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Paramedical Sciences, Coimbatore.


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An interventional study was conducted to assess the effect of Aerobic Exercises on Self Esteem among school children of selected schools at Coimbatore. Quasi- experimental one group pre-test and post-design was used to conduct the study. The data were collected for a period of 30 days. From the first day of data collection period, Modified Rosenberg Self Esteem Scale was administered to 399 school children of both the schools. Out of them purposive samples of 124 school children between the age group of 12 to 14 years of age who are with low Self Esteem was included in the study. Aerobic Exercises had three sessions such as warm-up session for 5 minutes, activity session for 20 minutes and cool down exercise for 5 minutes; totally 30 minutes intervention for 3 alternatives days in a week, for four weeks. Level of Self Esteem was assessed using Modified Rosenberg Self Esteem Scale. The obtained data were analyzed using t test. The result showed that there is a significant difference in Self Esteem of school children before and after implementation of Aerobic Exercises. Hence it is concluded that Aerobic Exercises can be implemented to improve Self Esteem among school children aged between 12 to 14 years.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: REG. No. 301215053
Uncontrolled Keywords: aerobic exercises ; self esteem ; school children ; selected schools ; Coimbatore.
Subjects: NURSING > Paediatric Nursing
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2018 08:06
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2018 08:06
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/6297

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