• France Willian Ávila do Nascimento Universidade Federal do Acre - Acre, Brasil
  • Andréa Araújo dos Santos Universidade Privada Aberta Latino-americana - Cochabamba, Bolívia
Palavras-chave: Depression, Health, Physical Exercise


Depression is defined as a disorder that causes social, psychological, physiological and biological changes. People diagnosed as depressive have impacts on psychosocial functioning, physical health, mortality and quality of life. In the search for a non-pharmacological treatment, physical exercise has been shown to be relevant in the treatment of this disease. This is a literature review using the databases of PubMed, Scielo, Periódico da Capes, Google Scholar and books published in the period up to the year 2022. The aim of this study is to investigate the benefits of physical exercise for women. people who have depression and addresses the possibilities that Physical Education provides to prevent this disease, as exercises favor the development not only of the body, but also of people's mental health.

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Ávila do Nascimento FW, Araújo dos Santos A. DEPRESSION AND PHYSICAL EXERCISE. RMS [Internet]. 10º de fevereiro de 2024 [citado 25º de abril de 2024];6(1):26-3. Disponível em: