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Journal:   HEALTH EDUCATION AND HEALTH PROMOTION   2014 , Volume 2 , Number 3; Page(s) 67 To 73.
 
Paper: 

YOGA EXERCISE AND ANXIETY AMONG FEMALE STUDENTS OF BORUJERD AZAD UNIVERSITY DORMITORY

 
 
Author(s):  TORKASHVAND ROYA*, JAFARI AZAM, MAHDIAN MOHAMAD JAFAR
 
* DEPARTMENT OF NURSING, BOROUJERD BRANCH, ISLAMIC AZAD UNIVERSITY, BOROUJERD, IRAN
 
Abstract: 

Aim: Anxiety is a bad and frustrating feeling that causes disturbance in professional, social and educational performance of students, especially those who are living in dormitories. Yoga as an anti-anxiety activity has been practiced in anxiety reduction. To assess the efficacy of yoga in reducing anxiety in students, who live in dormitory.
Methods: Totally, 120 students who lived in dormitory were selected. Students were randomly assigned to two groups and students in case group received ten 60- min yoga sessions. In this descriptive-analytic study, Ketel anxiety questionnaire was used. The data were analyzed via X2, Fisher, and Variance analysis using spss.16.
Findings: According to the results of this study, yoga had significant effect on reducing students’ anxiety. Before intervention, there was no significant difference between students' anxiety level in control and experimental groups (p-value: 0.139). However, after intervention, there was a significant difference between students' anxiety level in control and experimental groups (p-value<0.01).
Conclusion: Considering the significant efficiency of yoga in reducing students' anxiety, representatives and those who are responsible should pay attention to yoga more than before.

 
Keyword(s): YOGA, ANXIETY, STUDENTS
 
 
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TORKASHVAND, R., & JAFARI, A., & MAHDIAN, M. (2014). YOGA EXERCISE AND ANXIETY AMONG FEMALE STUDENTS OF BORUJERD AZAD UNIVERSITY DORMITORY. HEALTH EDUCATION AND HEALTH PROMOTION, 2(3), 67-73. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=509478



Vancouver: Copy

TORKASHVAND ROYA, JAFARI AZAM, MAHDIAN MOHAMAD JAFAR. YOGA EXERCISE AND ANXIETY AMONG FEMALE STUDENTS OF BORUJERD AZAD UNIVERSITY DORMITORY. HEALTH EDUCATION AND HEALTH PROMOTION. 2014 [cited 2021August03];2(3):67-73. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=509478



IEEE: Copy

TORKASHVAND, R., JAFARI, A., MAHDIAN, M., 2014. YOGA EXERCISE AND ANXIETY AMONG FEMALE STUDENTS OF BORUJERD AZAD UNIVERSITY DORMITORY. HEALTH EDUCATION AND HEALTH PROMOTION, [online] 2(3), pp.67-73. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=509478.



 
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