Subjective Exercise Experience and Mood in Younger Adults

Author: Maria Younas

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Rukhsana Kausar

Degree: MSc

Year: 2011-2013

University: Institute of Applied Psychology, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan


The recent research investigates the correlation between subjective exercise experiences with mood into younger adults. It was hypothesized that subjective exercise experience and mood are likely to have relationship in younger adults; secondly, there is likely to be gender difference in younger adults in relation with subjective exercise experience and mood. Correlational research design was used in the present study. Sample consisted of 80 (men = 40 and women = 40), from different centers of shapes (gym). Sample was drawn through purposive sampling strategy. The Exercise-Induced Feeling Inventory and Subjective Exercise Experience scales were administered to each participant. Data was analyzed using Pearson Product-Moment Correlation and independent samples t-test. Results revealed to facilitate here is important relationship between subjective exercise experience and mood in younger adults. Results also revealed that there is no gender difference in subjective exercise experience and mood in younger adults.

Keywords: Subjective Exercise Experience, Mood, Feelings.

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