22. Physical Activity and Three Dimensions of Psychological Functioning in Advanced Age: Cognition, Affect, and Self-Perception

  1. Gershon Tenenbaum and
  2. Robert C. Eklund
  1. Yael Netz

Published Online: 5 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118270011.ch22

Handbook of Sport Psychology, Third Edition

Handbook of Sport Psychology, Third Edition

How to Cite

Netz, Y. (2007) Physical Activity and Three Dimensions of Psychological Functioning in Advanced Age: Cognition, Affect, and Self-Perception, 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.ch22

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;
  • health habits;
  • aging process;
  • advanced age;
  • life expectancy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Physical Activity, Exercise, and Fitness

  • Cognition

  • Physical Activity and Cognition in Advanced Age: Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Non-Intervention Studies

  • Affect

  • Physical Activity and Affect in Advanced Age: Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Nonintervention Studies

  • Mechanisms Explaining the Relationship Between Physical Activity and Affect

  • Self-Perception

  • Physical Activity and Self-Perception in Advanced Age: Cross-Sectional Studies

  • Conclusion