Exercise, health and mental health : emerging relationships / edited by Guy E.J. Faulkner and Adrian H. Taylor.

"Exercise, Health and Mental Health provides an introduction to this emerging field and a platform for future research and practice. Written by internationally acclaimed exercise, health, and medical scientists, this is the first systematic review of the evidence for the psychological role of e...

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Other Authors: Faulkner, Guy E. J., 1970- (Editor), Taylor, Adrian H., 1955- (Editor)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.
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Summary:"Exercise, Health and Mental Health provides an introduction to this emerging field and a platform for future research and practice. Written by internationally acclaimed exercise, health, and medical scientists, this is the first systematic review of the evidence for the psychological role of exercise in: treating and managing mental health problems including dementia, schizophrenia, and drug and alcohol dependence; coping with chronic clinical conditions including cancer, heart disease, and HIV/AIDS; and enhancing wellbeing in the general population by improving sleep, assisting in smoking cessation, and as a way of addressing broader social issues such as antisocial behavior."--Publisher description.
Physical Description:xviii, 233 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:0415334306
9780415334303
0415334314
9780415334310
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