MAXIMAL EXERCISE ALTERS PRE- AND POST-EXERCISE MOOD
Wilson, J. R., Yilla, A., & Solomon, G. B. (2001). The effects of acute bouts of aerobic and anaerobic exercise on mood states. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 33(5), Supplement abstract 955.
The effects on mood of two bouts of maximal aerobic exercise (Bruce and Ramp protocols) and one bout of anaerobic exercise (Wingate Test) were evaluated in college-aged males. Mood was measured with the Activation-Deactivation Adjectival Check List (AD-ACL). Physiological measures showed that the two aerobic protocols were similar.
Pre- and post-exercise mood changed significantly in each exercise test in a similar manner.
Implication. Pre- and post-exercise mood is altered after maximal aerobic and anaerobic exercises.
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