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Differences between Depression and Life Stress in Exercise behavior change stage of Some Female College Students

일부 여대생의 운동행위단계별 우울과 생활스트레스 차이

  • Ko, Dae Sik (Dept. of Office, Kumho Tires Rehabilization Center) ;
  • Ryu, So Yeon (Dept. of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Chosun University) ;
  • Jung, Dae In (Dept. of Physical Therapy, Gwangju Health College University) ;
  • Kim, Mee Jung (Dept. of Health Administration, Gwangju Health College University) ;
  • Kim, Yong Nam (Dept. of Physical Therapy, Nambu University) ;
  • Park, Jong (Dept. of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Chosun University)
  • 고대식 (금호타이어 재활센터) ;
  • 류소연 (조선대학교 의과대학 예방의학교실) ;
  • 정대인 (광주보건대학교 물리치료학과) ;
  • 김미정 (광주보건대학교 보건행정학과) ;
  • 김용남 (남부대학교 물리치료학과) ;
  • 박종 (조선대학교 의과대학 예방의학교실)
  • Received : 2013.04.08
  • Accepted : 2013.05.20
  • Published : 2013.05.31

Abstract

This study aims to identify the differences between depression and life stress in exercise behavior change stage of some female college students. For the purpose, the study selected 250 female college students through convenience sampling and interviewed them with an self-administered questionnaire. A total of 192 copies of the questionnaire were used for the final analysis except 58 ones whose responses were insincere. As a result, there was a significant difference in depression according to grades, economic status, drinking state, smoking and changes of exercise, and there was a significant difference in life stress according to grades, residental state, perceived health and exercise behavior change stage. Based on the results above, it was suggested that to decrease depression and life stress of female college students, their health behaviors should be encouraged. Especially, to lead them to have regular and continuous exercise, differentiated and individualized exercise and educational programs should be developed in each step of exercise.

Keywords

Exercise Behavior Change Stages;Female College Student;Depression;Life Stress