Physical Activity Interventions to Alleviate Depressive Symptoms in Children, Adolescents

JAMA Pediatrics

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About The Study: Physical activity interventions were associated with significant reductions in depressive symptoms in children and adolescents compared with a control condition in this systematic review and meta-analysis including 21 studies involving 2,400 participants. 

Authors: Parco M. Siu, Ph.D., of the University of Hong Kong, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2022.5090)

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