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Can strenuous leisure time physical activity prevent psychological complaints in a working population?

Authors
  • Bernaards, C M
  • Jans, M P
  • van den Heuvel, S G
  • Hendriksen, I J
  • Houtman, I L
  • Bongers, P M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Publisher
BMJ
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2006
Volume
63
Issue
1
Pages
10–16
Identifiers
PMID: 16361400
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Results suggest that strenuous leisure time physical activity might play a role in the prevention of future psychological complaints, poor general health, and long term absenteeism in a working population. Workers with a sedentary job seem to benefit more from strenuous leisure time physical activity than workers without a sedentary job.

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