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Title: Perceived stress and exercise in Maltese psychology students
Authors: Borg, Michael R (2006)
Keywords: College students -- Malta
Psychology -- Malta
Stress management -- Malta
Issue Date: 2006
Citation: Borg, M. R. (2006). Perceived stress and exercise in Maltese psychology students (Bachelor's dissertation).
Abstract: The main purpose of this study is to examine whether exercise level affects the amount of stress perceived by a psychology students. The design used was a quantitative, non-experimental one. The sample was extracted from the current psychology population with a final sample of 104 participants. The questionnaires used were the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IP AQ) and the Perceived Stress Scale (PSS). The main question to be explored in this study is: Does exercise level effect the amount of stress perceived by a Maltese psychology student? The data collected was analysed using the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) with specific reference to correlation analysis. The results showed that there is a significant difference between perceived stress and exercise level, as well as a weak negative correlation.
Description: B.PSY.(HONS)
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