Sport and physical activity for mental health

by David Carless

Publisher: Blackwell Pub. in Chichester, West Sussex

Written in English
Published: Downloads: 286
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Subjects:

  • Sports -- Psychological aspects,
  • Exercise -- Psychological aspects,
  • Mental illness -- Exercise therapy,
  • Recreational therapy,
  • Mental Disorders -- rehabilitation,
  • Exercise -- psychology,
  • Exercise Therapy -- methods,
  • Occupational Therapy -- methods,
  • Sports -- psychology

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDavid Carless and Kitrina Douglas.
ContributionsDouglas, Kitrina.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV706.4 .C363 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24039966M
ISBN 109781405197854
LC Control Number2010001829

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This reflects our continued determination to only accept the best submissions, and is a platform upon which to increase the number of high. Objectives. Evidence concerning physical activity and mental health remains less well documented for children and adolescents.

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from physical activity as part of a wider healthy lifestyle. Mental wellbeing. There is a strong association between taking part in sport and physical activity and positive mental wellbeing outcomes, but the causal mechanisms are less well understood. There are challenges around the varied definitions used in the field, and the.

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