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Muscling up for mental health: Exercise for stress, anxiety and depression

Event date: 
10 October 2019 - 11:00am
Location: 
Wallace Wurth Building, LG03
Open to: 
Everyone
Cost: 
Free
Event Type: 
Lecture
Booking deadline: 

Research shows that just one hour a week of exercise help can help prevent against depression. When it comes to your mental health, exercise doesn't have an exact prescription. Including small amounts of exercise as a broader part of a healthy lifestyle can result in significant benefits to your mental health, including improving memory, concentration and brain performance, improving sleep, reducing stress and anxiety, building self-esteem and improving socialisation.It can also help relax the mind under acute bouts of intense stress.

Please come join us to listen to Dr Simon Rosenbaum present his research on the latest evidence for exercise interventions to help reduce stress, anxiety and depression, both in an acute situation, as well as over the long term. Dr Rosenbaum will also provide you with some tips on types of exercise to undertake to help improve your mental fitness and discuss the relationship between physical and mental health.

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15 October 2019

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