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CONSIDERATIONS ON DEPRESSION AND STRESS KINETOPROPHILAXY

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Author(s): Veronica Dan | D. Luiuz2 | B.A. Hagiu

Journal: Revista Română de Kinetoterapie
ISSN 1224-6220

Volume: 17;
Issue: 28;
Start page: 32;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: depression | stress | fitness

ABSTRACT
All sports activities induce a state of psychological well-being, reduce anxiety, depression and psychosocial stress.Purpose. We set investigation level of depression, energy and stress compared to a lot of male fitness practitioners from the non-practicing. Materials and methods. Research was conducted on 20 male subjects, 10 fitness practitioners and 10 sedentary who have completed 20 questionnaires containing 12 items each for three scales (depression, stress and energy), adapted to the two categories.Results. Exercicers have a lower level of depression, perceive themselves as less stressed and feel more energetic compared with nonathletes. Conclusions. The results suggest the possibility possibility of kinetic prophylaxis of depression, due to induction of testosterone secretion through exercise, hormone endowed with antidepressant effect.

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