Exercise improves physical and psychological quality of life in people with depression: A meta-analysis including the evaluation of control group response

@article{Schuch2016ExerciseIP,
  title={Exercise improves physical and psychological quality of life in people with depression: A meta-analysis including the evaluation of control group response},
  author={F. Schuch and D. Vancampfort and S. Rosenbaum and J. Richards and B. Stubbs},
  journal={Psychiatry Research},
  year={2016},
  volume={241},
  pages={47-54}
}
Exercise has established efficacy as an antidepressant in people with depression. However, few meta-analyses have assessed the effects of exercise across different domains of Quality of Life (QoL) in people with depression. Furthermore, there has been no previous meta-analysis of control group response in relation to QoL in exercise trials for depression. Randomized Clinical Trials(RCTs) were initially identified from a Cochrane review, and those including QoL assessments were included in the… Expand
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