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Decreases In Exercise Closely Linked With Higher Rates Of Depression During COVID-19

Decreases in exercise are closely linked with higher rates of depression during coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). From March to July 2020, the average steps of study participants declined from 10,000 to 4,600 steps per day, and rates of depression increased from 32% to 61% overall. This is a 90% increase in depression rates, compared to levels prior to COVID-19. Those who experienced declines of one to two hours of physical activity per day were most at risk for depression during …

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