The effects of regular physical activity on anxiety symptoms in healthy older adults: a systematic review

@article{Mochcovitch2016TheEO,
  title={The effects of regular physical activity on anxiety symptoms in healthy older adults: a systematic review},
  author={M. Mochcovitch and A. Deslandes and R. C. Freire and Renata Garcia and A. Nardi},
  journal={Brazilian Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={2016},
  volume={38},
  pages={255 - 261}
}
  • M. Mochcovitch, A. Deslandes, +2 authors A. Nardi
  • Published 2016
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Brazilian Journal of Psychiatry
  • Objective: Anxiety symptoms are common in older adults with or without anxiety disorders. Pharmacological options may be limited for these patients. Alternative treatments, such as physical activity (PA), are often indicated, although few trials have evaluated their efficacy. The aim of this review was to evaluate the efficacy of regular PA on improving anxiety symptoms in older adults without anxiety disorders. Potential neuroendocrine, inflammatory, and oxidative mechanisms, as well as… CONTINUE READING

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