The effects of exercise interventions on quality of life in clinical and healthy populations; a meta-analysis.

@article{Gillison2009TheEO,
  title={The effects of exercise interventions on quality of life in clinical and healthy populations; a meta-analysis.},
  author={Fiona B Gillison and Suzanne Skevington and Ayana Sato and Martyn Standage and Stella Evangelidou},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={68 9},
  pages={1700-10}
}
The aim of the study was to provide an overview of the effect of exercise interventions on subjective quality of life (QoL) across adult clinical populations and well people, and to systematically investigate the impact of the exercise setting, intensity and type on these outcomes. From a systematic search of six electronic databases, 56 original studies were extracted, reporting on 7937 sick and well people. A meta-analysis was conducted on change in QoL from pre- to post-intervention compared… CONTINUE READING

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