International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education
2020, Vol. 5, Issue 2
A brief introduction to therapeutic boxing
Author(s): Dr. Mohammed Shosha
Abstract: Therapeutic boxing exercise offers a unique and fun approach to the prevention and treatment of various physical and mental health problems. The purpose of the present paper was to review and analyze the existing data about boxing in the therapy and its role in enhancing physical and mental health for people at different ages and with various types of diseases. Potentially related data were narratively retrieved from PubMed, Google and Google Books. The keywords included the terms “Boxing“, "Therapy" and “Therapeutic boxing”. This search aimed to discover the world of therapeutic boxing and to introduce it as one of the modern therapy methods which can be used to treat and prevent several mental and physical health problems. Further future experimental studies still needed.