Title

Case analysis of sprint interval training for adolescents with severe mental illness

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Title

Journal of Clinical Exercise Physiology

Publisher

Clinical Exercise Physiology Association

School

School of Medical and Health Sciences / Exercise Medicine Research Institute

RAS ID

44307

Comments

Fox-Harding, C., Starling, J., & Cobley, S. (2022). Case Analysis of Sprint Interval Training for Adolescents With Severe Mental Illness. Journal of Clinical Exercise Physiology, 11(1), 31-35. https://doi.org/10.31189/2165-6193-11.1.31

Abstract

The use of exercise and/or physical activity (PA) is gaining recognition within psychiatric treatment practices as a component of therapy that contributes to improved health. For many, targeting physical health via aerobic and/or resistance training leads to improved sleep patterns (1), reduced cortisol levels (2), and heightened overall mood (3). Other common effects of exercise training include reduced inflammation, endorphin release (4), and improved levels of fatigue and self-confidence (5). The positive impact of exercise on overall health and well-being for patients with a severe mental illness (SMI) is established (6,7). Mental health treatment centers may even opt to include routine recreational PA for therapeutic purposes (8). This commonly includes walks or small group activities (9), which are features of treatment supported by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists...

DOI

10.31189/2165-6193-11.1.31

Access Rights

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Research Themes

Health

Priority Areas

Exercise, nutrition, lifestyle and other interventions for optimal health across the lifespan

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