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  2. The Relationship between Organized Recreational Activity and Mental Health
    2007 - USA

    Participation in organized sport and recreation can be a preventative and curative strategy to promote positive mental health and combat mental illness. The recommendations of this review support...

  3. Cardiovascular Health and Exercise Following Spinal Cord Injury
    2005 - Canada

    Body-weight–supported treadmill training (BWSTT) is an exercise protocol that has been used to potentially affect a number of domains, including motor recovery, bone density, cardiovascular...

  4. Relationships between behavior, brainstem and cortical encoding of seen and heard speech in musician
    2008 - USA

    Playing an instrument may help youngsters better process speech in noisy classrooms and more accurately interpret the nuances of language that are conveyed by subtle changes in the human voice.

  5. Exercise treatment for depression: Efficacy and dose response
    2005 - USA

    Aerobic exercise at a dose consistent with public health recommendations is an effective treatment for MDD of mild to moderate severity. A lower dose is comparable to placebo effect. Exercise...

  6. Why Music Moves Us
    2009 - USA

    Music stimulates the areas of the mind that evolved for more important functions and offers a novel system of communication rooted in emotions rather than meaning. Music has been shown to reduced...

  7. The Alberta physical activity and breast cancer prevention trial: Quality of life outcomes
    2011 - Canada

    A 1-year moderate-to-vigorous aerobic exercise program prevents declines in the physical aspects of QoL in postmenopausal women. Exercise may have a potentially important advantage for breast...

  8. Long-term effectiveness of weight-loss interventions in adults with pre-diabetes: A review
    2005 - USA

    Weight-loss strategies using dietary, physical activity, or behavioral interventions produced significant improvements in weight among persons with pre-diabetes, and a significant decrease in...

  9. Health Benefits of Physical Activity for Adults
    2009 - Canada

    Physical activity appears to reduce the risk of over 25 chronic conditions. Not only does physical activity extend life expectancy, it delays the onset of chronic disability and disease.

  10. A cohort study of leisure time physical activity and depression
    2010 - Denmark

    Among women, a low level of physical activity was significantly associated with a greater risk of depression.

  11. Occupational and recreational physical activity during adult life and the risk of cancer among men
    2010 - Canada

    A protective effect of high lifetime occupational physical activity (PA) levels was observed for colon and prostate cancers. A tendency for inverse associations was also noted for several other...

  12. Million trees: Los Angeles canopy cover and benefit assessment
    2011 - USA

    Benefits for the 1-million-tree planting initiative for a 35-year period were $1.33 billion and $1.95 billion for the high- and low-mortality scenarios, respectively. Average annual benefits were...

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