Review: Exercise interventions reduce anxiety in patients with chronic illness

Bronson, David L.; Franco, Kathleen S.
June 2010
ACP Journal Club;6/15/2010, Vol. 152 Issue 6, p3
Academic Journal
The article discusses a study conducted by researchers to analyze whether exercise training helps to reduce anxiety in patients with chronic illness and if so then which part of exercise helps to reduce it. The study compared exercise interventions with non exercising adults. It concluded that exercising reduced anxiety in such patients and longer periods of exercising were associated with greater anxiety reduction.


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