Archives for March 2016 in WellSpring

Sweat is the best antidepressant: But where do we go from here?

Physical activity can prevent and treat mental illness, as well as improve overall well-being. The exact dose-response relationship between physical activity and depression is unclear. Although following the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines seem to be an appropriate amount for the prevention of depression. Health professionals have an important role to play in establishing inter-professional collaboration to move forward the use of physical activity for prevention and treatment. Author: Guy Faulkner (WellSpring | March 2016, Volume 27, Number 3)

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