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Fitness may fight depression in girls Published: August 8, 2014

Young adolescents can ward off depression by staying physically fit, especially the middle-school girls, a new study reveals. reports the researchers at the University of North Texas conducted a survey on 437 students from six middle schools in a metropolitan county in North Texas.

Out of the total, 55 percent were girls. based on the survey, they found that physically-fit sixth graders were less likely to report feeling depressed on being promoted to the seventh grade.

H/T: Newser
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