Physical activity and reduced risk of depression: results of a longitudinal study of Mexican adults.

@article{GallegosCarrillo2013PhysicalAA,
  title={Physical activity and reduced risk of depression: results of a longitudinal study of Mexican adults.},
  author={Katia Gallegos-Carrillo and Yvonne N. Flores and Edgar Denova-Guti{\'e}rrez and Pablo M{\'e}ndez-Hern{\'a}ndez and Libia Darina Dosamantes-Carrasco and Santiago Henao-Mor{\'a}n and Guilherme Borges and Elizabeth Halley-Castillo and Nayeli Mac{\'i}as and J. Navarro Salmer{\'o}n},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  year={2013},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={609-15}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of physical activity (PA) on the risk of depression among Mexican adults over a 6-year follow-up period. METHOD We evaluated longitudinal data from the Health Worker Cohort Study, which follows employees of the Mexican Institute for Social Security in Morelos State, Mexico, over time. Depressive symptoms and PA were assessed at baseline and at a follow-up measurement 6 years later. The study population was free of depressive symptomatology at baseline, as… CONTINUE READING