Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-Pcol-00002589
Title: A study on the effects of aerobics on depression
Category: Pharmacology
Section: Research Article
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    Introduction: Depression is one of the most threatening physical and mental disorders affecting all age of people today. It causes many health issues. Aerobics is the physical exercise of low to high intensity that primarily depends on the aerobic energy-generating process. It helps to improve and prevent many serious health problems. Methods: A total of 30 depression patients were taken from the aerobics center and followed for 1 month. They are the individual with an age group of 20–60. The depression scale is taken before and after 1 month of aerobics using the Hamilton rating scale for depression (HAMD). Results: Using the values taken by the HAMD, it is proven that aerobics has an effect on depression. Conclusion: This study reveals that aerobics has a positive effect on depression in a short period.

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    Sahana Munuswamy1 , S. Preetha2* , Jothi Priya2

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    1 Department of Physiology, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India,

    2 Department of Physiology, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Jothi Priya, Department of Physiology, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Sahana Munuswamy1 , S. Preetha2* , Jothi Priya2

    Title:A study on the effects of aerobics on depression
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):10 (Nov)
    Year:2018
    Page No: (2169-2171)
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    Methodology:Hamilton rating scale for depression (HAMD)
    Research Materials:30 depression patients

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Aerobics Depression patients Hamilton depression rating scale Major depressive disorder Physical exercise

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