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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

Impact Factor: RJIF 5.43

ISSN: 2456-0057

International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Effect of regular physical activity on mental health of non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus patients
Author(s): Vinay Kumar Yadav, Dr. Arun and Dr. Vivek Mishra
Abstract:
The aim of the present study was to analyse the impact of physical activity on mental health of non insulin dependent diabetes mellitus patients. To conduct the study 100 patients suffering from non insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (Ave. age 41.12 yrs) were selected as sample. Out of these, 50 subjects were engaged in regular physical activity like walking, cycling, light exercises etc. while 50 subjects was not doing regular physical activity. The selection of diabetic patients was based on their clinical findings, blood reports and diagnosis by registered medical practitioner. To assess mental health of selected subjects, three dimensional positive mental health inventory (namely self acceptance, ego strength and philosophy of life) prepared by Agashe and Helode (1988) was used. Comparative analysis of data reveal that mental health of subjects engaged in regular physical activity was significantly superior as compared to subjects with non-regular or negligible participation in regular physical activity. It was concluded that participation in regular physical activity is beneficial for mental health of non insulin dependent diabetes mellitus patients.
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How to cite this article:
Vinay Kumar Yadav, Dr. Arun and Dr. Vivek Mishra. Effect of regular physical activity on mental health of non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus patients. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education. 2019; 4(1): 56-57.
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