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Orthopedic Research Online Journal

The Role of Regular Exercise in Psychologıcal Health: A Mini Review

  • Open or ClosePinar Tatlıbal1, Onur Oral2* and Cemil Tatlıbal3

    1Dokuz Eylul University Necat Hepkon Faculty of Sports Sciences, Izmir, Turkey

    2Ege University, Faculty of Sports Sciences, Izmir, Turkey

    3Celal Bayar University, Faculty of Sports Sciences, Manisa, Turkey

    *Corresponding author:Onur ORAL, Onur Oral, Department of Health Sciences and Sports, Ege University Faculty of Sports Sciences, Turkey

Submission: September 19, 2021Published: September 28, 2021

DOI: 10.31031/OPROJ.2021.08.000700

ISSN : 2576-8875
Volume8 Issue5


The concept of healthy life is evaluated together with both physical and psychological health. Enjoying life, happiness and quality of life will only be possible with the combination of physical, and psychological health. Some unusual and unexpected events that can be experienced from time to time in human life like sadness, anxiety, stress and similar psychological negativities. In such cases, feelings such as apathy, reluctance, sadness, unhappiness, pessimism, hopelessness and guilt is often seen in daily life habits. It has been determined that the individual moves away from social life and the quality of life decreases gradually due to the sense of helplessness felt against the disease. And in these mood disorders, it is observed that the individual tends to decrease in work performance, decrease in daily life activities and not enjoyment, and gradually deteriorate social relations. And in the following processes, the quality of life of the individual may deteriorate due to the negative effects on the individual’s psychological and cognitive performance. However, it’s understood that physical activity can not only help prevent psychological illness but do a lot of good in treating it. Exercise does not limit itself to just being about aerobic capacity, strength, or the size of muscles. It is beneficial for physical health, it cuts excess weight, improves one’s mood. And also, weight balance is very important for a healthy life. Maintaining weight balance, that is, regular exercise habits is as important as healthy nutrition in weight control. In its most general definition, exercise can be defined as a series of activities that occur with energy consumption by using muscles and joints in daily life, increase heart and respiratory rate and result in fatigue of different intensities. It is certain that the quality of life will increase with the positive contributions of exercise in weight control, which is necessary for a healthy life.

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