Benefits of exercise

Domhnall MacAuley

in Oxford Handbook of Sport and Exercise Medicine

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780199660155
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191743016 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Benefits of exercise

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Introduction - Physical activity or exercise? - Health and physical activity - Is physical inactivity a problem? - Determinants of physical activity - Understanding behaviour change - Increasing population-wide participation in physical activity - Clinical and community interventions to promote and support physical activity - The way forward - Overweight and obesity in children - Epidemiology

Chapter.  6386 words. 

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine

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