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Author Sallis, James F.

Title Physical activity & behavioral medicine / James F. Sallis, Neville Owen
Published Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, [1999]
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Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 210 pages) : illustrations
Series Behavioral medicine and health psychology series ; v. 3
Behavioral medicine and health psychology series ; v. 3
Contents 1. Introduction, Definitions, and Plan of the Book -- 2. Physical Activity, Longevity, and Physical Health -- 3. Physical Activity, Psychological Health, and Quality of Life -- 4. Recommended Amounts of Physical Activity -- 5. Measuring Physical Activity -- 6. The Descriptive Epidemiology of Physical Activity -- 7. Determinants of Physical Activity -- 8. Physical Activity Interventions With Individuals -- 9. Interventions to Promote Physical Activity in Communities and Populations -- 10. The Future of Physical Activity and Behavioral Medicine: Research and Applications
Summary Adopting a behavioural epidemiology framework, the authors offer an examination of what is known about physical health and activity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-204) and index
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Subject Health.
Medicine and psychology.
Physical fitness -- Physiological aspects.
Physical fitness -- Psychological aspects.
Physical Fitness -- physiology.
Behavioral Medicine.
Physical Fitness -- psychology.
Form Electronic book
Author Owen, Neville.
ISBN 1452233764 (ebook)
1452263698 (electronic bk.)
9781452233765 (ebook)
9781452263694 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Physical activity and behavioral medicine