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Exercise and sport in mental health: a review of the literature.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Israel journal of psychiatry and related sciences
Publication Date
Volume
27
Issue
2
Pages
99–112
Identifiers
PMID: 2211073
Source
Medline
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Abstract

A literature survey was conducted of the most prominent psychological effects and therapeutic applications of physical activity in mental health. This paper primarily reviews the literature comparing therapeutic exercise and sport with more traditional therapies and activities. Commentary on research methods is also presented.

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