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Psychological distress leads to reduced physical activity and fitness in children: the Australian longitudinal LOOK study

  • Published on Aug 2016

Stress and depression can affect an individual’s level of physical activity and fitness, which may place them at risk of developing cardiovascular disease. This study investigates the longitudinal effects of stress and depression on physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness among youth. Six hundred and seventy-six children, initially aged 8 years, ...