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Zmiany stanów emocjonalnych u kobiet ciężarnych po jednorazowych ćwiczeniach fizycznych

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Changes in emotional states after single session of exercise in pregnant women
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The aim of the study was to define the changes in emotional states after single session of exercise in pregnant women and to establish their personality determinants. There were 38 pregnant women aged 20-35 participating in special exercise program included in the research. Standard psychological questionnaires (STAI, POMS , NEO - -FFI ) were used. Emotional states were measured immediately before the physical effort and after the exercise. Research data revealed that one-time physical exercise resulted in improvement of all measured emotional states, especially in decline of state-anxiety and tension. Personality traits can predict the size of emotional states changes; trait-anxiety is their the most powerful determinant. Physical exercise may be an effective mean of improving psychological well-being in pregnant women.

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