|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||Toward a common language for the psychology of physical activity: A review of Physical activity and psychological well-being and psychology of physical activity: Determinants, well-being and interventions|
|Publisher:||Taylor and Francis|
|Citation:||Lavallee D, Breckon J & Pringle A (2003) Toward a common language for the psychology of physical activity: A review of Physical activity and psychological well-being and psychology of physical activity: Determinants, well-being and interventions, Critical Public Health, 13 (3), pp. 295-302.|
|Abstract:||First paragraph: The potential role of physical activity as an alternative and accompanying form of prevention and management of psychological well-being is the focus of Physical Activity and Psychological Well-Being. The increasing prevalence and public health costs associated with mental health conditions are highlighted in this book's opening chapter. The authors also present a sound case for exercise in the promotion of mental health by outlining that exercise is often inexpensive, carries negligible deleterious side effects, and can be self-sustaining in that it can be maintained by the individual once basic skills have been learnt.|
|Rights:||Publisher policy allows this work to be made available in this repository. This is an electronic version of an article published in Critical Public Health Volume 13, Issue 3, 2003, pp. 295-332. Critical Public Health is available online at: www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/0958159032000114480|
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