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Physical Activity and Psychological Well-Being

Author: BIDDLE, STUART
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 220
Pub Date: 05/10/2000
ISBN: 9780415234399
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Quick overview This book was commissioned by Somerset Health Authority to provide an updated overview of the case for exercise and mental health promotion.
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The 'feel-good' effect of physical activity is widely reported among participants. Physical Activity and Psychological Well-Being represents a research consensus on the relationship between physical activity and aspects of mental health, providing an overview of the case for the role of exercise in the promotion of psychological well-being. Topics covered include: * anxiety and stress * depression * mood and emotion * self-perceptions and self-esteem * cognitive functioning and ageing * psychological dysfunction This book is invaluable reading for students and researchers working in the exercise, sport and health sciences, and for health and clinical psychologists. It is also a foundation text for health promotion and health service professionals, particularly those working in the area of mental health.

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