The Exercise Class Experience: An Opportunity to Promote Student Wellbeing During the HSC
- University of South Australia
- Publication Type:
- Journal Article
- The Journal of Student Wellbeing, 2012, 5 (2), pp. 1 - 17
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This study explores the experiences among a group of female HSC students regarding their involvement in a once per week, 8 week exercise class program. Each participant reported at least one perceived benefit relating to their involvement, including a perceived increased level of access to physical activity. After taking part in the program, reductions in individual subjective stress, increased social interaction, improved self esteem and improved mood states were all identified by the participants as perceived benefits of exercise class participation.
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