Corpus ID: 185475142

The effect of swimming exercise on life stress relief

  title={The effect of swimming exercise on life stress relief},
  author={Chih-Cheng Chen and Yen-Whea Kuo and Kuang-Tsan Hung and Tsun-I Hsiao and Chih-Jen Chuang and B. Chen and Yan-ting},
  journal={International journal of physical education, sports and health},
The purpose of this study is to explore the effect of swimming exercise on reducing life stress by means of survey questionnaire. The target group was the members from YMCA Wan-Hua Branch. Zung SelfRating Depression Scale (SDS) was used to score the members’ life stress before and after swimming exercise. Data analysis included both descriptive statistical methods and paired sample t-test. This study has reached two conclusions as follows: (1) Males aged 26-39 with an occupation are usually… Expand


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