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Effects of Regular Exercise on Premenstrual Symptoms in Reproductive Age Group

*, Kusuma Sachin and *, Nayanatara AK and Bhat , Ramesh M and *, Bhagyalakshmi K and *, Ganaraja B and Shetty, Sneha B and Pai, Sheila R (2014) Effects of Regular Exercise on Premenstrual Symptoms in Reproductive Age Group. Research and Reviews: Journal of Medical and Health Sciences, 3 (4). pp. 132-135. ISSN 2322-0104

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Abstract

Regular exercise activity has been repeatedly been shown to have many health benefits in woman. The present study was aimed to determine the influence of regular exercise on premenstrual symptoms in premenopausal woman. This cross sectional study included a total of 100 healthy premenopausal women was divided into two groups which included the exercising group and the non exercising group. The exercising group included 50 women who were selected from the health and fitness centres in Mangalore. The control group included 50 healthy non exercising women selected from the general population. In the present study, the psychological, behavioral and physical symptoms were significantly lower (P<0.001) in the exercising group than the non exercising group. Further, it was observed that skin changes were significantly less (P<0.01) in the exercisers than the non exercisers.. In conclusion, regular aerobic exercise as a part of life style modification decreases the premenstrual symptoms.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Regular exercise, Premenopausal women, premenstrual syndrome, aerobic
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Physiology
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2014 06:52
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2014 06:52
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/140819

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