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Correlational findings

Study Brown et al. (1995): study US Bristol County, Massachusetts 1995

Public:
40-69 aged participants in physical training and controls,USA,1995
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 135
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
not reported, assumed questioinnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Physical training during 16 weeks
Our Classification
Remarks
The participants were not involved in regular exercise before, so this training involved a CHANGE The control group received reimbursement for maintaining their usual life-style
Operationalization
Participants were randomly assigned to
1: Experimentals: Physical training 3 times a week during 16 weeks (48 sessions)
    a: Moderate intensity walking {MW)
    b: Low intensity walking (LW)
    c: Low intensity walking plus relaxation (LWR)
    d: Mindful exercise (ME)
0:Controls

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BW-cm-mq-v-5-b DM = - ns FEMALES                       Post training
                              happiness
Moderate intensity walking    M = 18,8
Controls                      M = 18,2
- difference                     -0,6
A-BW-cm-mq-v-5-b DM = - ns Low intensity walking         M = 19,9
Controls                      M = 18,2
- difference                      -1,7
A-BW-cm-mq-v-5-b DM = - ns Low intensity walking, relax  M = 19,4
Controls                      M = 18,2
- difference                      -1,2
A-BW-cm-mq-v-5-b DM = - ns Mindful excercise             M = 19,6
Controls                      M = 18,2
- difference                      -1,4
A-BW-cm-mq-v-5-b DM = ns MALES
All post-training differences with control group insignificant. Means not repoorted