Physical Activity and Psychological Well-Being

Author(s): Stuart J.H. Biddle, Kenneth R. Fox, Stephen H. Boutcher (Eds.)

Psychology

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.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780415234399
  • : Routledge
  • : Routledge
  • : November 2000
  • : 1.4 Centimeters X 15.6 Centimeters X 23 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Stuart J.H. Biddle, Kenneth R. Fox, Stephen H. Boutcher (Eds.)
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : good
  • : 220