THE EFFECT OF EXERCISE ON PSYCHOLOGICAL WELLBEING

GHOWTH

Exercise provides you with new challanges which made you feel as though you have an
aim in life.

MOOD

Exercise is related to positive changes in mood state and has been found to improve positive mood regrdless of the number of negative and positive affects experienced in a given day.

COGNITION

Exercise has been shown to have a number of positive effects on a person’s cognitive functioning.

ATTITUDE

Exercise helps to improve your body image and therefore improves your attitude.

SELF ACCEPTANCE

Exercising can help to give you a more positive view about yourself.

FRIENDSHIP

Exercising in group can lead to more social interactions which can in turn relate to your positive relations with others.

ANXIETY

There are a number of acute affects associated with exercising such as lower state anxiety and higher tranquility scores.

DEPRESSION

Exercising 3 to 5 times per week produces significant reductions in depression compared to
once-a-week.

MASTERY

By exercising you develop environmental mastery which makes you feel you are in charge of teh situations in which you live.