Physical Activity for Reducing Anxiety
by Mathpou on December 4, 2017 - 6:57pm
There are all types of students circulating in the school's classes. Some studies in natural sciences to become a future doctor, some perform in a precise environment to help people in need and some change from a program to another waiting to know what passionate them. Despite the fact that every student in different, they all share a common characteristic; they pass through the famous end of session's rush. In this period, more than 45% of the students present anxiety symptoms. This sound alarming an unwealthy for a future generation. This problem is not new to our society but it is clearly a rising problematic as the percentage of affected students increase each year. A common solution to decrease this rate of anxiety was proposed by many institutions, doing a physical activity reduces the anxiety level of a person and it increases his or her concentration. These institutions are Dartmouth College, University of Illinois, Nutrisanté Laboratoires and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
1. American Psychological Association, Students under pressure, consulted December 4 2017, URL : http://www.apa.org/monitor/2014/09/cover-pressure.aspx