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  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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...

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