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Fitness may help reduce depression among adolescents
Fitness may help reduce depression among adolescents (August 12, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From Texas - A new report presented at the American Psychological Association's annual congress finds that fitness can help reduce young adolescents depression. Researchers studied nearly 500 studies in the sixth and seventh grades. Participants were surveyed regarding the symptoms of depression and also completed a fitness testing run, involving short bursts of speed. Results showed that physically fit sixth graders were less likely to report symptoms of depression when they reached the next grade.
 
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