The relationship between mental health and health-related physical fitness of university students

J Exerc Rehabil. 2013 Dec 31;9(6):544-8. doi: 10.12965/jer.130082. eCollection 2013.

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between mental health and health-related physical fitness of university students. For this study, 228 university students were participated in this experiment (male 91, female 137). We tested health-related physical fitness and mental health with questionnaire. Data were analyzed using independent t-test and liner regression. In the present results, there was significant difference according to gender in mental health and health-related physical fitness. The correlation between physical fitness and mental health was also observed.

Keywords: Mental health; Physical fitness; University student.