Effectiveness of Video Assisted Teaching (VAT) on Jacobson Progressive Muscle Relaxation (JPMR) Exercises to Reduce the Stress Level among B.Sc. Nursing Students
Keywords:Nursing students, Jacobson Progressive Muscle Relaxation, stress, video-assisted teaching
Stress is the mileage that life causes on the body. Every individual is facing one or another stressful events in
life, in which students are also not an exception. Present study aimed to examine the effectiveness of Jacobson
Progressive Muscle Relaxation (JPMR) Exercises to Reduce the Stress Level among B.Sc. Nursing Students
at selected nursing institutes of Punjab and Haryana State. This was a pre-experimental one group pre-test
and post-test study, in which 500 B.Sc. Nursing students were recruited by using non-probability convenient
sampling technique. The study tools socio-demographic variables and Modified Perceived Stress Scale
(MPSS) was used to gather the information’s. After pre-test the JPMR were introduced to each participant
through video-assisted teaching and after 7th day of JPMR the post-test conducted. Analysis of study noted
that majority of participants 51.2% have shown that they don’t have previous knowledge about JPMR, while
highest number of participants 50% reported that they have once seen JPMR but not performed ever. The
paired t test value of total academic score was 213.518 at calculated p value of <0.001 which concluded that
the administered JPMR is effective to reduce the stress level among B.Sc. Nursing students.
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