International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part A
A comparative study of mental health among insulin dependent diabetes mellitus patients: With reference to physical activity
AUTHOR(S): Vinay Kumar Yadav, Dr. Arun and Dr. Vivek Mishra
Effect of regular physical activity was observed on mental health of insulin dependent diabetic patients was observed in this study. This study was carried out on 100 insulin dependent diabetes mellitus patients (Ave. age 38.29 yrs). The sample comprise of two types of subjects i.e. 50 subjects doing regular physical activity in the form of walking, cycling, light exercise etc. while the remaining were not engaged in physical activity apart from their day to day work schedule. To assess mental health of selected subjects, three dimensional positive mental health inventory namely self acceptance, ego strength and philosophy of life prepared by Agashe and Helode (1988)  was used. Results indicate that positive aspects of mental health was found to be significantly higher in IDDM patients engaged in regular physical activity as compared to those IDDM patients who were not doing physical activity on regular basis apart from their day-to-day routine. It was concluded that positive mental health in insulin dependent diabetes mellitus patients can be enhanced with the help of regular physical activity regimen.
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Vinay Kumar Yadav, Dr. Arun, Dr. Vivek Mishra. A comparative study of mental health among insulin dependent diabetes mellitus patients: With reference to physical activity. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(1):11-13.