Physical activity can also improve emotional health. Some of the benefits of exercise to emotional health include:
-Swimming causes an increase i n serotonin (a chemical found in the body) - when it is released it makes you feel good.
-Swimming can take your mind of any problems
- You have fun when you swim.
- You feel good if winning or meeting a challenge.
-You have something to do.
-Example: you might enjoy seeing a swimmer demostrate smooth and efforthless swimming.
Swimming can improve your emotional health by helping you “feel good”. Which of the following causes this “feel good factor”?
A: An increase in testosterone
B: An increase in serotonin
C: An increase in blood pressure
D: An increase in narcotic analgesics