Health and wellbeing
Exercise as medicine
Exercise has been identified as an effective treatment for mental health issues such as anxiety and depression. Few studies have explored the impact of exercise on disabled populations with mental health issues. How does the exercise as medicine mantra apply to people with physical and mental disabilities?
- Pro Active rehabilitation for spinal injured people
- The role of the blue gym in the lives of combat veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder
- Physical activity among older people with sight loss: A qualitative study to inform policy and practice
- Research team
Dr Anthony Papathomas, Prof Vicky Tolfrey, Emily Hunt, Prof Brett Smith, Dr Nick Caddick, Toni Williams
- External collaborators
Drs Cassandra Phoenix and Meridith Griffin from European Centre for Environment and Human Health, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry.