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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Improving Mind/Body Health and Functioning with Integrative Exercise
Principal Investigator:

Thomas C. Neylan

Location: San Francisco, CA
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: October 2016 - March 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $196,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Despite the considerable efforts of the VA to improve awareness of mental health problems and access to care, many returning veterans still report substantial barriers to seeking traditional mental health care. There is a large body of evidence demonstrating that aerobic exercise effectively improves many outcomes relevant to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) including; anxiety, depression, insomnia, cognition, and cardiovascular disease. In addition, there is a rapidly growing evidence base...

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