Dominican University of California
 

Presentation or Panel Title

Physical Activity and Depression's Correlation

Location

Guzman Lecture Hall, Dominican University of California

Start Date

4-20-2017 12:30 PM

End Date

4-20-2017 1:30 PM

Department

Public Health

Student Type

Undergraduate

Faculty Mentor

Brett Bayles, MPH, Ph.D.

Presentation Format

Poster Presentation

Abstract/Description

In the U.S. today there as been an increase in obesity. According to the National Institute of Health, “More than one-third of adults are considered to be obese”. Depression has also risen, according to the Journal of American College Health between 9.5% and 31.3% of college students suffer from depression. There have been past studies where a decrease in physical activity leads to an increase in depression.

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Physical Activity and Depression's Correlation

Guzman Lecture Hall, Dominican University of California

In the U.S. today there as been an increase in obesity. According to the National Institute of Health, “More than one-third of adults are considered to be obese”. Depression has also risen, according to the Journal of American College Health between 9.5% and 31.3% of college students suffer from depression. There have been past studies where a decrease in physical activity leads to an increase in depression.