International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 8, Part B (2018)
Low intensity running as an exercise intervention for students with study related fatigue
Haritha P Namath, Afeef TV and Rahul Krishnan Kutty
d: School students nowadays often face study stress resulting from high study demands and concern about academic grades resulting in fatigue which interferes with their daily lives.
Objective: Aim of the study was to investigate to what extent exercise intervention [low intensity running] is effective in reducing study related fatigue in school students. Methodology: The present study was conducted as a comparative study where 30 subjects were selected on the basis of selection criteria and assessed with outcome measures which included Fatigue Severity Scale and Balke Run Test. The intervention took place for 4 weeks where the participants were divided into 1:1 ratio; exercise group and control group. The exercise group underwent the study with each running session comprised for 60 minutes. Progression was assessed after every 2 weeks.
Result and Conclusion: There were not much considerable improvement in VO2 MAX in both exercise and control group but fatigue was seen to be reduced compared to the initial score in exercise group in FSS score.
How to cite this article:
Haritha P Namath, Afeef TV and Rahul Krishnan Kutty. Low intensity running as an exercise intervention for students with study related fatigue. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(8): 86-89.