In the last twenty years, a lot of attention to issues of psychology
and psychotherapy are associated with physical activity. Due to the increasing
rate of mental disorders in country, this study attempts to compare the health
of athletes and non-athletes in Beheshti University. Mental Health in schools
will also compare. In this study, the health measured using the General Health
Questionnaire GHQ-28 has performed. University students participated in this
study of 260 patients who were randomly selected to represent the school. Statistical
methods are used for the analysis and comparison of two sample
t-test. The results show that the significant differences of symptoms of physical, anxiety, sleep disorder,
social dysfunction and depression in the two groups were observed between athletes and non-athletes.
The college student mental health and physical education than other students in
four scales were much more favorable situation.
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