Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-P col-00003504
Title: Effects of total body workout in women with mild-to-moderate clinical depression
Category: Pharmaceutics
Section: Research Article
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    Objective: The objective of this study was to examine the protective effects of exercise, against feelings of depression and to determine whether the severity of depression changes on the short-term exercise plan. Background: “Depression is not a sign of weakness; it is a sign of having tried to remain strong by doing exercise.” There are many individuals who suffer a general malaise of low mental well-being characterized by emotional distress, low self-esteem, poor body image, hopelessness, stress, and anxiety. They are also thought to be a major cause of obesity, diabetes, and cancers. “No health is without a mental health.” Depression will be the second cause of Global Disease Burden by the year 2020, the WHO states that the burden of depression is 50% higher for females than males. Indians are reported to be among the worlds most depressed. Methodology: A group of 30 adult women with the age group of 25–35 years and with the score of 11–20 points in the Beck’s inventory questionnaire for depression were included in the study and were grouped into Group A: Working women and Group B: Non-working women, whereas women with recent trauma, undergone recent surgery, systemic diseases, and peripheral neurological problems were excluded. Along with the questionnaire, whole body measurement was done. After the evaluation, they were given whole body workouts for 3 weeks, daily in the evening for about 45 min. Results: The result will be revealed at the end of the study. Conclusion: Beck’s inventory questionnaire scale shows a significant increase, which was taken in pre-test treatment and post-test treatment. The whole body workout in women with mild-to-moderate clinical depression shows improved mental status and decreased body measurement.

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    S. M. Divya Mary*, K. Kirupa, G. Vaishnavi, K. Yamuna, P. Revathi, Nadar Newton Jayakumar, G. Jai Ganesh

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    Faculty of Physiotherapy, Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute (Deemed to Be University), Velappanchavadi, Chennai - 77, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: S. M. Divya Mary, Faculty of Physiotherapy, Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute, (Deemed to Be University), Velappanchavadi, Chennai - 77, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    S. M. Divya Mary*, K. Kirupa, G. Vaishnavi, K. Yamuna, P. Revathi, Nadar Newton Jayakumar, G. Jai Ganesh

    Title:Effects of total body workout in women with mild-to-moderate clinical depression
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):11 (May)
    Year:2019
    Page No: (1241-1244)
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    Methodology:Beck’s inventory questionnaire scale, Burden, Depression
    Research Materials:30 adult women

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Beck’s inventory questionnaire scale Burden Depression

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