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Physical Activity And Mental Health

Edited by William P. Morgan

Taylor & Francis – 1997 – 288 pages

Series: Series in Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine

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    978-1-56032-365-5
    December 31st 1996

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This text is an effort to summarize and synthesize the existing research dealing with the influence of physical activity on mental health, as well as the potential mechanisms underlying psychological effects. Contributions from some of the leading experts in the field deal with mental health through prevention, exercise prescription, exercise adherence, drug therapy and exercise, the influence of physical activity on depression, anxiety, and self-esteem, and the paradoxical effects of excessive amounts of exercise

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