The Comparison between Zumba dan Body Combat Effects on Mood Response of Adults in Productive Age

Teten Hidayat, Beltasar Tarigan, Amung Ma’mun, Agus Rusdiana


A good mood will help a person at a productive age to do a good job producing goods or giving services. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of Zumba exercise and body combat exercise on mood responses. The research method used in this study was the experiment method where, in 6 weeks, Group 1 carried out Zumba training, Group 2 carried out body combat training, and Group 3 carried out exercises that they commonly practiced (control). The samples of this study were 60 fitness members of Helios Fitness Center Bandung who were randomly divided into three groups. The mood instrument used was adopted from The Brunnel Mood Scale (BRUMS). This study revealed that both Zumba and body combat exercises could improve the sample mood compared to the control group sample mood with a value of t = 0.002 for the Zumba exercise group and t = 0.004 for the body combat exercise group. The difference in the effect of these two exercises was not significant, with the value of t = 0.557. The results conclude that both Zumba and body combat exercises can be used to improve and maintain a good mood.



Zumba workout, Body combat training, Mood Response

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