Regular exercise associated with better mental health
No exercise associated with poor mental health - short science news and articles

While physical activities like exercise and sports are touted to prevent to cure several conditions like obesity and hypertension, long term inactivity has several negative health consequences too.

Researchers studied a group of Japanese immigrants in Malaysia which has one of the world’s highest obesity rates. They found that people who exercised regularly spent on an average 135 minutes less time sitting down and their quality of life score was atleast 5.5 points higher than those individuals who do not exercise at all.

This shows that regular exercise indeed is linked to better mental health.

Read the full story: Kobe University
Scientific publication: Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine


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