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Author Kerr, J. H.

Title Exercise dependence / John H. Kerr, Koenraad J. Lindner and Michelle Blaydon
Published New York : Routledge ; London : Taylor & Francis [distributor], 2007


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  616.852 Ker/Ede  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 183 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Over the top: an introduction to exercise dependence -- A foundation for understanding: theoretical approaches to the study of dependencies -- Feel the buzz: the positive psychological payoff from exercise -- Driven to be thin: eating disorders and how they develop? -- Getting thin to win: athletes, eating disorders and exercise dependence -- Hooked on exercise: personality and motivation in primary and secondary exercise dependence -- Can't do without my exercise: what exercise dependent people say about themselves and their dependency -- Taking stock: return to Brown's (1997) model and possible intervention
Analysis Psychology
Sports - general
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Compulsive behavior.
Exercise addiction.
Exercise -- Psychological aspects.
Behavior, Addictive -- psychology.
Exercise -- psychology.
Author Blaydon, Michelle.
Lindner, Koenraad J., 1941-
LC no. 2007003800
ISBN 0415393442 (hbk.)
0415393450 (paperback)
9780415393447 (hbk.)
9780415393454 (paperback)