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Dancing helps to overcome low spirits, stress

Stockholm: Dancing helps girls overcome low spirits, stress, fatigues and headaches, besides contributing to their mental health and self esteem, says a study.According to the study, dancing also brings greater poise and capacity to deal
IANS November 23, 2012 6:39 IST
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Stockholm: Dancing helps girls overcome low spirits, stress, fatigues and headaches, besides contributing to their mental health and self esteem, says a study.

According to the study, dancing also brings greater poise and capacity to deal with daily problems.

Anna Duberg, physical therapist at Orebro University Hospital and a doctoral candidate at Orebro University, Sweden, conducted the study.

The study included 112 Swedish girls aged between 13 to 19 years. On multiple occasions, these girls had gone to see the school nurse for symptoms such as anxiety and depression, fatigue, headaches, and back, neck, and shoulder pain, according to an Orebro statement.