Three Dimensional Relationships of Emotional Intelligence, Exercise and Stress in Adolescents
Advances in Applied Physiology
Volume 1, Issue 1, January 2016, Pages: 1-7
Received: Nov. 23, 2015; Accepted: Dec. 15, 2015; Published: Jan. 18, 2016
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Soma Das, Sports and Exercise Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, University College of Science and Technology, Kolkata, India
Kutubuddin Halder, Department of Education, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
Amit Bandyopadhyay, Sports and Exercise Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, University College of Science and Technology, Kolkata, India
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The present review was an attempt to accumulate the existing knowledge on the psychophysiological response to stress in adolescence. The current study is also focused to explore the effects of regular exercise and emotional intelligence on coping stress in adolescents. Neuro-physiological mechanism involved in exercise induced process of combating stress have been surveyed in addition to the psychophysiological way of emotional intelligence in managing stress in adolescents. The works on gender variation in stress response and coping strategy have also been investigated with the target age group. The available literature suggests constructive neuro-physiological role of exercise on significant reduction in stress among adolescents. Researches indicated that participation in emotional intelligence (EI) development programme and regular exercise training are potentially effective skills in overcoming stress mediated turmoil in adolescents’ personal and community life. The present update strongly recommends the inclusion of regular exercise programme and practice of emotional intelligence skill in main stream school curriculum as compulsory activity for students in adolescence stage for better balanced and healthy life style in future course of time.
Exercise, Emotional Intelligence, Stress Coping, Adolescents
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Soma Das, Kutubuddin Halder, Amit Bandyopadhyay, Three Dimensional Relationships of Emotional Intelligence, Exercise and Stress in Adolescents, Advances in Applied Physiology. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2016, pp. 1-7. doi: 10.11648/j.aap.20160101.11
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