What are some of the specific results concerning the connection between social support and health and exercise & health?
1. Less socially integrated people have higher mortality rates (House, Landis, & Umberson, 1988)
2. Presence of supportive person led to lower blood pressure and heart rate changes (Gerin et al., 1992)
3. People with more diverse social networks were less likely to develop a cold after clinical exposure (Cohen et al., 1997)
4. Exercise improves symptoms of depression (Babyak at al.,
2000; Blumenthal et al., 2007)