Sport and Physical Activity (häftad)
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2007 ed.
Red Globe Press
Charnock, Anne (ed.), Griffin, Barbara (ed.), Merchant, Jacqueline (ed.)
328 p.
234 x 156 x 17 mm
454 g
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1 Paperback / softback
Sport and Physical Activity (häftad)

Sport and Physical Activity

The Role of Health Promotion

Häftad Engelska, 2007-07-01
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This authoritative introduction to physical activity applies the main theories, models and approaches in health promotion to the field of sport and exercise. It draws together the disciplines of psychology, sociology, physiology and social policy to look at issues affecting the health of individuals, of communities and of society as a whole.
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JACQUELINE MERCHANT is Senior Lecturer in Health, teaching in the area of Sociology of Health at the University of Sunderland, UK. Previously she worked in health promotion as a research and evaluation officer after completing her MSc in Health Promotion and Health Education at the University of Edinburgh. Her teaching and research interests include women and mental health, reproductive health and young people and drug use, and she currently runs a Diploma in Drug and Alcohol Studies at Sunderland. BARBARA L. GRIFFIN is Senior Lecturer in Health Promotion at the University of Sunderland, UK. Her doctoral work focused on the performance of medical power in videotapes for health. She is a member of the University of Sunderland Primary and Community Care research group with an interest in videotapes for health, and new media in health promotion. She has published work in evaluation of health promotion projects. ANNE CHARNOCK has taught in the field of health and psychology for the past 15 years and is Senior Lecturer at the University of Sunderland, UK. Her PhD investigated 'How women with breast cancer perceive their psychological needs during the diagnostic and early treatment stage for breast cancer'. Anne's first degree is in Psychology and her MSc is in Health and Social Research. She is a member of the University of Sunderland Primary and Community Care research group with an interest in grounded theory.


PART 1: INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH PROMOTION, AND SPORT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY.- Definitions, Values, Models and Approaches in Health Promotion; B.L.Griffin & D.F.Seedhouse.- Definitions, Models and Development Issues in Sport; Z.Pawlaczek.- Planning and Project Management; B.L.Griffin & A.Learmonth.- Research and Evaluation; B.L.Griffin & A.Learmonth.- PART 2: HEALTH OF THE INDIVIDUAL.- Health Benefits of Physical Activity Across the Lifespan; D.Blackwell.- Drug Use in Sport; A.McInnes, R.Heron & M.Harrison.- Culture, Lifestyle and Identity: Constructing the Health You; N.Watson.- Health Promotion and Health Lifestyles: Motivating Individuals to Become Physically Active; I.Soos, J. Liukkonnen & R.W.Thomson.- Psychology and Home Exercise Prescription; S.Darkings & A.Charnock.- PART 3: HEALTH OF COMMUNITIES.- Physical Activity Across the Lifespan: Establishing Community Based Classes for the Older Person; L.Hughes.- How Understanding Community Development Will Help Your Career; M.Burns & B.L.Griffin.- From 'Personal Exercise on Prescription' to 'HELP': Evolution of An Exercise Referral System; G.Goodson & S.Collins.- Ethnicity and Health Promotion; R.W.Thomson & I.Soos.- Gender and Sport: Promoting.- Preventing Health in our Schools; K.M.Russell.- Disability, Sport and Exercise; H.Fitzgerald & D.Bass.- PART 4: HEALTH OF SOCIETY.- Social Inequalities, Social Exclusion and Health; J.Merchant.- Getting Evidence About Physical Activity into Practice: Inequalities in Health and Their Reduction; M.P. Kelly & H.Crombie.- Global Health Promotion: Issues, Principles and Practice; C.Llewellyn.- Australian Government Policy on Sport and Health Promotion: A Look at 'Active Australia'; T.D.Brown.