21. Physical Activity and Mental Health

  1. Gershon Tenenbaum and
  2. Robert C. Eklund
  1. Daniel M. Landers and
  2. Shawn M. Arent

Published Online: 5 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118270011.ch21

Handbook of Sport Psychology, Third Edition

Handbook of Sport Psychology, Third Edition

How to Cite

Landers, D. M. and Arent, S. M. (2007) Physical Activity and Mental Health, in Handbook of Sport Psychology, Third Edition (eds G. Tenenbaum and R. C. Eklund), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118270011.ch21

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 19 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471738114

Online ISBN: 9781118270011

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Keywords:

  • physical activity;
  • cognitive functioning;
  • biological mechanisms;
  • mental health;
  • health newsletters

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Exercise and Cognitive Functioning

  • Exercise and Reductions in Anxiety and Depression and Increases in Positive Mood

  • Exercise and Stress Reactivity

  • Exercise and Self-Esteem