A preliminary, randomized trial of aerobic exercise for alcohol dependence.

  title={A preliminary, randomized trial of aerobic exercise for alcohol dependence.},
  author={Richard A. Brown and Ana M Abrantes and Haruka Minami and Jennifer P. Read and Bess H. Marcus and John M Jakicic and David R. Strong and Mary Ella Dubreuil and Alan A Gordon and Susan E. Ramsey and Christopher W Kahler and Gregory L. Stuart},
  journal={Journal of substance abuse treatment},
  volume={47 1},
Interventions targeting physical activity may be valuable as an adjunct to alcohol treatment, but have been relatively untested. In the current study, alcohol dependent, physically sedentary patients were randomized to: a 12-week moderate-intensity, group aerobic exercise intervention (AE; n=25) or a brief advice to exercise intervention (BA-E; n=23). Results showed that individuals in AE reported significantly fewer drinking and heavy drinking days, relative to BA-E during treatment… CONTINUE READING
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