Author: Maryam Azmat
Supervisor: Mr. Faiz Younas
University: Institute of Applied Psychology, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan
The present study aimed to investigate the positive and negative affects among young adults with physically active and sedentary lifestyles. It was hypothesized that there is a significant difference in positive and negative affects on young adults with physically active and sedentary lifestyles. Through a cross-sectional research design, a sample of (N = 100) was randomly selected, including (n = 50 physically active and 50 sedentary lifestyle). PANAS (Watson & Clark, 1988) was administered and results were generated by applying Independent t-test, co-relation and simple linear regression. Results showed significant difference in positive and negative affects on young adults. The findings of the research implies that the physically active lifestyle is a healthy living style and the adults must have to adopt this as it helps them in their later life and prevent them from many of the earlier heart and cardiovascular diseases.
Keywords: Affects, Young Adults, Sedentary Life Style, Physical Activity.
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