This chapter is a review of the studies of the effects of aerobic fitness training on mood state. Mood is usually defined as an individual’s feelings or affective status at a specific moment, hence it often refers to a temporary state, as opposed to a trait, generally agreed to be a more enduring characteristic. Questionnaires that are designed to measure mood states will usually indicate as much in the instructions to subjects; subjects are instructed to respond in terms of how they feel at the present time, for example, “now,” “today,” or “in the last week.”
KeywordsFatigue Depression Kelly
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