Physical Activity Prevents Mental Health Problems

Latest findings from Australian researchers find physical activity could prevent future mental health cases in Australia.

In Australia, the burden of depression and anxiety is large and growing, and has a significant impact on the global population, causing economic strain on individuals and health systems.

The Wire’s Chloe White spoke with lead researcher of the study, Professor Lennert Veerman from Griffith University, about the impacts of this study and the importance of creating a more exercise-friendly environment.

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Produced By: Chloe White

Featured In Story: Professor Lennert Veerman, Professor at Griffith University

First aired on The Wire, Monday 15 May 2023