Introduction

  1. David Carless1 and
  2. Kitrina Douglas2

Published Online: 11 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324945.ch

Sport and Physical Activity for Mental Health

Sport and Physical Activity for Mental Health

How to Cite

Carless, D. and Douglas, K. (2010) Introduction, in Sport and Physical Activity for Mental Health, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444324945.ch

Author Information

  1. 1

    Carnegie Research Institute, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK

  2. 2

    University of Bristol, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 11 JUN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405197854

Online ISBN: 9781444324945

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Keywords:

  • physical activity, sport and mental health;
  • sport/physical activity - effect on mental illness;
  • sport/physical activity - meaning in life context;
  • physical activity as useful experience - individuals with mental health problems;
  • facts - propositional knowledge forms;
  • mental illness - diagnosing people's physical activity;
  • sports - beneficial provision;
  • effective social support - provision for sport maintaining people

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