Effects of Exercise on Mild-to-Moderate Depressive Symptoms in the Postpartum Period: A Meta-analysis.

@article{McCurdy2017EffectsOE,
  title={Effects of Exercise on Mild-to-Moderate Depressive Symptoms in the Postpartum Period: A Meta-analysis.},
  author={Ashley P McCurdy and Normand G. Boul{\'e} and Allison Sivak and Margie H. Davenport},
  journal={Obstetrics \& Gynecology},
  year={2017}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the influence of exercise on depressive symptoms and the prevalence of depression in the postpartum period. DATA SOURCES A structured search of MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, Sport Discus, Ovid's All EBM Reviews, and ClinicalTrials.gov databases was performed with dates from the beginning of the databases until June 16, 2016. The search combined keywords and MeSH-like terms including, but not limited to, "exercise," "postpartum," "depression," and "randomized controlled trial… Expand
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Evidence for physical activity and yoga as interventions for depressed pregnant and postpartum women is encouraging with regard to feasibility, acceptability, patient safety, and preliminary efficacy but additional high quality, rigorous, randomized controlled trials are needed. Expand
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The beneficial role of exercise in depression is confirmed as evidenced by the improvement in the outcomes and the various psychobiological parameters measured, and exercise can be considered as a treatment option for the management of depression. Expand
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In patients with postpartum depression, exercise leads to a moderate decrease in symptoms and decreases the odds of remission and Aquatic exercise before delivery decreases the risk of post partum depression. Expand
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