Exercise and Depressive and Anxious Symptoms: What Is the Nature of Their Interrelations?

@article{Joiner2004ExerciseAD,
  title={Exercise and Depressive and Anxious Symptoms: What Is the Nature of Their Interrelations?},
  author={Thomas E Joiner and Jennifer J. Tickle},
  journal={Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation},
  year={2004},
  volume={8},
  pages={191-198}
}
Exercise is widely viewed as both therapeutic and prophylactic regarding an array of health outcomes. We empirically examined this claim with specific reference to depressive and anxious symptoms. The interrelations of exercise and depressive and anxious symptoms were longitudinally assessed among a sample of 188 undergraduates over the course of 3 weeks. Depressive and anxious symptoms did not account for changes in self-reported exercise. However, consistent with prediction, high self… CONTINUE READING