5th Annual WML Academic Symposium

Time: 12:00-12:20
Room: 224
Presenter: Sesily Maness, Charlotte Schaar, Megan Valtin, Bridget Way
Title: Can Depression Be Managed with Exercise?
Developed under the guidance of Dr. Elizabeth Lange, Exercise Science

The rate of depression rises each year. An increasing amount of research has been done on exercise for prevention and treatment. In several studies, exercise produced comparable benefits to medication. Depression affects all ages and there are varying degrees of treatment depending on the age of the patient.