Exercise and Mental Health: Many Reasons to Move

  title={Exercise and Mental Health: Many Reasons to Move},
  author={Andr{\'e}a Camaz Deslandes and Helena Moraes and Camila Ferreira and Heloisa Veiga and Heitor Silveira and Raphael Mouta and Fernando A. M. S. Pompeu and Evandro Silvia Freire Coutinho and Jerson Laks},
  pages={191 - 198}
The relationship between physical activity and mental health has been widely investigated, and several hypotheses have been formulated about it. Specifically, during the aging process, physical exercise might represent a potential adjunctive treatment for neuropsychiatric disorders and cognitive impairment, helping delay the onset of neurodegenerative processes. Even though exercise itself might act as a stressor, it has been demonstrated that it reduces the harmful effects of other stressors… 

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