distraction hypothesis

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A hypothesis that maintains that exercise enhances psychological well-being by acting as a distraction from stressful life events and it is this distraction, rather than the physical exercise itself that reduces anxiety. Compare endorphin hypothesis.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

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