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Effectiveness of high-intensity interval training on the mental and physical health of people with chronic schizophrenia

Overview of attention for article published in Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, May 2015
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Title
Effectiveness of high-intensity interval training on the mental and physical health of people with chronic schizophrenia
Published in
Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, May 2015
DOI 10.2147/ndt.s81482
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Meng Hsiu Wu, Chin Pang Lee, Shih Chieh Hsu, Chia Ming Chang, Ching Yen Chen

Abstract

Low-volume high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is emerging as a time-efficient exercise strategy for improving cardiorespiratory fitness and for controlling blood sugar levels and hypertension. In addition, patient acceptance of HIIT may improve adherence to exercise programs. This study evaluated the effectiveness of HIIT for improving the mental and physical health of people with chronic schizophrenia. Twenty patients attending a psychiatric day care unit volunteered for an 8-week program of HIIT. Blood pressure, resting heart rate, body weight, body mass index, waist and hip circumference, and waist-to-hip ratio were measured weekly. The Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale score was recorded at baseline and at the end of the study. Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) and Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI) scores were recorded every 2 weeks. Statistically significant changes occurred in the physical and mental parameters measured in the 18 patients who completed the study. Body weight, body mass index, resting heart rate, and pulse pressure decreased significantly. Mean arterial pressure and diastolic blood pressure increased significantly. Mental health scores improved, with the Negative Scale score decreasing from 31.17±5.95 to 27.78±3.57 (P<0.01) and the General Psychopathology Scale score from 14.28±2.16 to 13.00±1.72 (P<0.01). Positive Scale scores changed, but not significantly, from 12.28±2.27 to 12.33±2.00 (P=0.729). Scores on the BDI (from 19.56±15.28 to 15.89±14.33, P<0.001) and BAI (from 13.67±13.83 to 10.06±11.18, P=0.003) both improved significantly. This study demonstrated that HIIT has positive effects on the physical and mental health of patients with chronic schizophrenia.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 152 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 26 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 20 13%
Student > Bachelor 18 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 12 8%
Researcher 11 7%
Other 20 13%
Unknown 45 30%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Sports and Recreations 29 19%
Psychology 20 13%
Nursing and Health Professions 14 9%
Medicine and Dentistry 10 7%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4 3%
Other 16 11%
Unknown 59 39%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 34. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 13 January 2020.
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