Physical Activity and Psychological Well-Being
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Physical Activity and Psychological Well-Being by Stuart J. H. Biddle
Book DescriptionThe '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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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415234399
(229mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Oct-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Stuart J. H. Biddle
Exercise, Health and Mental Health, Paperback (September 2005)
Presents an introduction to the field of exercise as a strategy for mental health promotion, providing a platform for future research and practice. This is a review of the evidence for the psychological role of exercise in: treating and managing mental health problems including dementia, schizophrenia, drug and alcohol dependence; and more.
Physical Activity and Psychological Well-Being, Hardback (September 2000)» View all books by Stuart J. H. Biddle
A resource for those involved in studying, developing, implementing and assessing physical activity programmes for those with mental health problems. The material used was commissioned by Somerset Health Authority to provide an overview of the case for exercise and mental health promotion.
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