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Title The physical self : from motivation to well-being / Kenneth R. Fox, editor
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [1997]


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Description xiii, 329 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents Introduction: Let's Get Physical / Kenneth R. Fox -- Pt. I. Perspectives on the Physical Self. Ch. 1. The Physical Self-System: A Mediator of Exercise and Self-Esteem / Robert J. Sonstroem. Ch. 2. The Measurement of Physical Self-Concept: A Construct Validation Approach / Herbert W. Marsh. Ch. 3. Cognitive Theories of Motivation and the Physical Self / Stuart J. H. Biddle. Ch. 4. Reflections on the Socially Constructed Physical Self / Andrew C. Sparkes. Ch. 5. The Physical Self and Processes in Self-Esteem Development / Kenneth R. Fox -- Pt. II. Populations and Practice. Ch. 6. Body Image, Exercise, and Eating Behaviors / Caroline Davis. Ch. 7. Self-Esteem in Children and Youth: The Role of Sport and Physical Education / James R. Whitehead and Charles B. Corbin. Ch. 8. Identity, Sport, and Youth Development / Wolf-Dietrich Brettschneider and Rudiger Heim. Ch. 9. Adolescent Weight Management and the Physical Self / Angela Page and Kenneth R. Fox
Ch. 10. Disability, Identity, and Involvement in Sport and Exercise / Claudine Sherrill. Ch. 11. The Therapeutic Effects of Exercise on the Self / Nanette Mutrie
Summary Written by leading researchers from six countries, this is the first book to pull together the diverse range of research on self-concept from the medical sciences, psychology, sociology, physical education, and exercise and sport science. The contributors examine how the physical self motivates and determines behavior and contributes to mental health and well-being. The Physical Self will help you trace how the concept of the physical self has evolved over the last decade and how it has contributed to our understanding of the total self
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Issuing Body Full bibliographic record available from Mason's Book Centre
Subject Body image.
Physical education and training -- Psychological aspects.
Sports -- Psychological aspects.
Body Image.
Exercise -- psychology.
Physical Fitness.
Self Concept.
Author Fox, Kenneth R., 1949-
LC no. 97000128
ISBN 0873226895