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Does aerobic exercise improve pain perception and mood? A review of the evidence related to healthy and chronic pain subjects.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17367586     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Aerobic exercise can cause an acute improvement in mood as well as a reduction in the perception of pain from a painful stimulus. Regular exercise training also may offer some protection from depression, is clinically useful in treating certain psychiatric and chronic pain conditions, and may allow for an enhancement of the acute improvements in mood from a single exercise session. The utility of aerobic exercise training for improving mood disturbances and pain perception among patients with chronic pain requires further investigation.
Martin D Hoffman; Debi Rufi Hoffman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current pain and headache reports     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1531-3433     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr Pain Headache Rep     Publication Date:  2007 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-03-19     Completed Date:  2007-06-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100970666     Medline TA:  Curr Pain Headache Rep     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  93-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (117), Sacramento VA Medical Center, 10535 Hospital Way, Mather, CA 95655, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Exercise / psychology*
Pain Threshold*

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