Exercise improves mental health in overweight teens

A new study from the University of Ottawa, reported in PsychCentral, demonstrates that a regimen of light physical exercise helps to improve not only the physical, but also psychological health issues, such as self-esteem and a sense of social and academic competence in overweight teens.  Good news for those teens struggling with weight issues as well as the bullying and other problems that accompany them.


2 Responses to “Exercise improves mental health in overweight teens”

  1. 1 Harriet Johnston October 5, 2012 at 9:35 am

    Could we get a full reference to the journal article please

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