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Physical Activity and Health Promotion: Evidence-based Approaches to Practice / Edition 1

Physical Activity and Health Promotion: Evidence-based Approaches to Practice / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9781405169257
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/17/2009
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Lindsey Dugdill, Reader in Exercise and Health in the Schoolof Health Care Professions, University of Salford, UK

Diane Crone, Reader in Exercise Science at the University ofGloucestershire, UK and BASES (British Association of Sport andExercise Sciences) Accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist (Supportand Research).

Rebecca Murphy, Lecturer in Exercise and Health at LiverpoolJohn Moores University.

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Table of Contents

Section 1: Concepts for the development of physical activitypractice.

Chapter 1: Physical Activity, Health and Health Promotion.

Rebecca Murphy, Lindsey Dugdill and Diane Crone.

Chapter 2: Influencing Health Behaviour: Applying Theory toPractice.

Lynne Halley Johnston, Jeff Breckon and Andrew Hutchison.

Chapter 3: Promoting Physical Activity through Policy Change:Art, Science or Politics?.

Nick Cavill.

Chapter 4: Developing the Evidence-base for Physical ActivityInterventions.

Lindsey Dugdill, Gareth Stratton and Paula Watson.

Section 2: Interventions in physical activitypractice.

Chapter 5: Physical Activity Promotion in Primary HealthCare.

Chris Gidlow and Rebecca Murphy.

Chapter 6 Physical Activity Interventions in the Community.

Diane Crone and Colin Baker.

Chapter 7: Developing Physically Active Workplaces.

Lindsey Dugdill and Margaret Coffey.

Chapter 8: Young People and Physical Activity.

Gareth Stratton and Paula Watson.

Chapter 9. Populations: Older People and Physical Activity.

Afroditi Stathi.

Chapter 10 Physical Activity and Mental Health.

Diane Crone, Linda Heaney and Christopher S. Owens.

Chapter 11: International Developments in Physical ActivityPromotion.

Jim McKenna.

Chapter 12: The Way Forward for Physical Activity and HealthPromotion: Designing Interventions for the Future.

Andy Smith, case study by Sara Moore

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