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Mason Markarian

9/15/16 Period 2
Mr. White
Annotated Bibliography
1.) Buckworth, Janet, et al. Exercise

Psychology. Ed 2. https://

books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=QIfF9q6Q_EC&oi=fnd&pg=PR1&dq=fitness+and+psychology&ots=7C00qUXKvt&sig=Dz
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2.) The purpose of this work is to explain how exercise relates to the brains

cognitive functions and impulses that we feel such as stress, or anxiety.


3.) The content includes scientific explanation and education on how the brain
responds to active, regular exercise. It also describes how it correlates to strong
impulses and even behavioral emotion and abilities such as sleep, self-esteem,
and energy/fatigue.
4.) Possible audience and most likely the target audience, are people who
undergo any of the typical negative feelings in their lives who cannot properly
regulate positive and negative emotions. Whether overweight or underweight, if
they struggle in their lives they could benefit from this book.
5.) This book is highly relevant to my project because it appeals to one of my
goals of the project which is to be able to healthily help people who struggle with
mental issues through a natural method of health.
6.) No special features.
7.) No bias included, all findings are scientifically and accurately researched.

1.) North T. Christian PhD, et al. Exercise and Sport Science Reviews. Vol. 18,
ACSM, January 1990,

http://journals.lww.com/acsm-

essr/Citation/1990/01000/Effect_of_Exercise_on_Depression.16.aspx. Accessed
September 16, 2016.

2.) The purpose of the work is a basis on exercise and depressions


relationship.

3.) The content is based on depression in people and how exercise impacts
this in peoples lives.
4.) The possible audience is the general public and the community of people
who suffer from depression.
5.) This article is relevant to my project because it delves deeper into a
specific issue at which fitness is my resolution.
6.) No special features.
7.) No bias included, all findings are scientifically and accurately researched.

1.) Kirsten Weir. American Psychological Association. Vol. 42, No. 11, APA,
December 2011, http://www.apa.org/monitor/2011/12/exercise.aspx. Accessed
September 16, 2016.

2.) The purpose of the work is to educate readers on how exercise affects a
patient who has stress and or anxiety issues.
3.) The content is based on the results of a therapist who experimented with
light exercise with her clients in therapy sessions, as well as conclusions based
off of experimental and theoretical results.
4.) The possible audience is other therapists-in-the-making, soon-to-be
psychologists or psychology students, as it is on the APAs (American
Psychological Association) website.
5.) This article is highly relevant to my project because it discusses behavioral
change in patients upon addition of base-level fitness.
6.) No special features.
7.) No bias included, all findings are scientifically and accurately repeated and
analyzed.

1.) Robinson, Lawrence, et al. Help Guide.org. H.H. Publications, May 2016,
http://www.helpguide.org/articles/exercise-fitness/emotional-benefits-of-exercise.htm.
Accessed September 16, 2016.

2.) The purpose of this work is to educate viewers on the mental and
emotional benefits of exercising.
3.) The content is large explanation on beneficial effects of committed
exercise in your life, as well as how it benefits specific mental disorders and
issues. Also it explains and suggests easy and small ways of starting or
introducing fitness into your life and provides descriptive and concise information
on multiple physical benefits for the body and mind.
4.) The general audience would be the general public of people who are
looking to begin exercising, see if exercising will help them in their current state,
or people who already exercise who want to learn of the various benefits.
5.) This article is highly relevant to my project because it educates on the
benefits of fitness and teaches about how it affects people with specific issues on
the positive spectrum.
6.) Article was formed from collaboration with Harvard Health publications.
7.) There seems to be little bias, as they seem to be promoting exercise with
facts but also dont touch on negatives even if there arent any to list, they dont
mention anything other than positives.

1.) Harvard Medical School. Harvard Health Publications. April 2009,


http://www.health.harvard.edu/mind-and-mood/yoga-for-anxiety-and-depression.
Accessed September 16, 2016.

2.) The purpose of this work is to encourage a form of exercise, being yoga,
to aid people with mental health issues.
3.) The content of the article is how yoga can help with stresses, mood
issues, and other diseases. Also, educates on proper yoga techniques such as
breathing to help readers and present yoga as an outlet to relieve ones worry.
4.) The possible audience is people who suffer from mental disorders as the
article encourages people to try yoga as a natural healer.

5.) This article is very relevant to my project because it touches on how a


different form of specific exercise affects the human mood, mental health, and
emotional health.
6.) Article formed at Harvard Medical school.
7.) No bias, everything is based off of findings of multiple psychological and
medical institutions, collaborated into an article by Harvard Medical School.

1.) Ramirez, Amenda, et al. University of New Mexico.

Vol 1. 2011,

https://www.unm.edu/~lkravitz/Article%20folder/RTandMentalHealth.html. Accessed
September 16, 2016.

2.) The purpose of this work is to educate readers on how resistance training
affects mental health.
3.) The content of this article is to offer information on how resistance training
affects mental disease, brain cognition, fatigue, and sleep. Also to present the
difference between how resistance training affects people and how strength
training affects people.
4.) The possible audience is fitness enthusiasts or people who are interested
in exercising for the purpose of positive change in their mental health, who all
ultimately share interest in resistance training or want to see the significance of
resistance training compared to other forms of fitness.
5.) This article is very relevant to my project as it presents information on how
a specific form of exercise affects the human mood, mental health, and physical
health. Also, it differentiates resistance training from other forms of fitness.
6.) No Special Features.
7.) There is no bias as everything is based off of experimental and
psychological fact through repeated experimentation.