The influence of physical activity on mental well-being.

@article{Fox1999TheIO,
  title={The influence of physical activity on mental well-being.},
  author={K. Fox},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={1999},
  volume={2 3A},
  pages={
          411-8
        }
}
  • K. Fox
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine
  • Public health nutrition
OBJECTIVE The case for exercise and health has primarily been made on its impact on diseases such coronary heart disease, obesity and diabetes. However, there is a very high cost attributed to mental disorders and illness and in the last 15 years there has been increasing research into the role of exercise a) in the treatment of mental health, and b) in improving mental well-being in the general population. There are now several hundred studies and over 30 narrative or meta-analytic reviews of… Expand

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