A comparative Study of Menstrual-Related Mental Status among Female Athletes and Non-Athletes
- Psychological Variables,
- Physical Education
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Approximately 80% of women experience some worsening of physiological and psychological symptoms in the days before the onset of menstruation, and these symptoms affect their well-being and behavior. This article aims to analyze menstrual related mood swings among women who exercise regularly and among female students who do not exercise regularly. Female students for this study were selected through random sampling from Bharatiyar University, 50 non-athletes and 50 regular exercisers (Physical Education). Psychological variables such as anger, confusion, depression fatigue, tension and vigor were measured using standardized questionnaire (POMS) for the selected female students. The study was carried out after the investigator explained the questionnaire to the female students to give them their best during the study period in order to clear their doubts regarding the questionnaire and get full cooperation from the students before conducting the examination. Response Score A questionnaire score was entered for each question (POMS) for female athletes and non-athletes. To determine the difference in psychological values between female athletes and non-athletic students, the data was analyzed by T-test and the table value was accepted as significant at 2.001
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