Link: http://californiahealthline.org/news/running-to-beat-schizophrenia/ 

By Ana B. Ibarra
April 7, 2016

For most of his life, Marco Tapia viewed exercise as a way to stay in shape. He played soccer growing up. It was recreation, and an opportunity to hang out with his friends.

But since Tapia was diagnosed with schizophrenia four years ago, physical activity has taken on a new, more urgent value for the 28-year-old.