Update: February 2019
Scientists at King’s College London have done a new job.
which showed that moderate aerobic exercise (riding on
cycling, brisk walking) reduce the incidence of depression. 150 total
minutes of exercise per week – and you are protected from depression.
The data is published in the American Journal of Psychiatry.
WHO recommendations for adults between the ages of 18 and 64,
- non-intensive physical activity for at least 150 minutes
- или активному спорту не менее 75 минут в a week.
Scientists analyzed the results of 49 studies
held for 7.5 years with the participation of 266,000 people.
Вывод однозначный: у людей, занимающихся
exercise at the level recommended by WHO, the probability
the occurrence of depression is less by 31%.
Dr. Brandon Stubbs, physiotherapist from
Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College
tells that higher levels of physical activity
compared to the usual help prevent the development of depression
in children in the future, in adults and the elderly. It refers to
residents of all continents, with any body mass index and
features of physiology.
The main goal of the work is to show people that to reduce the risk of development
depression can be through physical activity. In Great Britain
depression affects 2.14 million people due to anxiety and stress
91 million working days are lost. The country’s economy is losing about 26
billion pounds a year due to frequent sick leave
reduce productivity and shift personnel.
Regular physical activity does not have to be taken away.
free time. Exercises can be conducted in schools, on workers
places during entertainment programs, etc. The main thing that
Exercise has become a familiar part of everyday life.