New study offers ‘strongest evidence’ yet that exercise helps prevent depression

Does physical activity reduce depression, or does depression reduce physical activity?

Two feet in running shoes leap in the air

It’s a quintessential chicken and egg scenario — and a question that’s plagued scientists for some time.

Now, thanks to the power of modern genomics, a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry provides the “strongest evidence” yet that exercise has a protective effect against depression.

Read the full article here:  https://www.abc.net.au/news/health/2019-01-24/exercise-helps-prevent-depression-study-finds/10745156