Exercise and mental health: it's just not psychology!

@article{Faulkner2001ExerciseAM,
  title={Exercise and mental health: it's just not psychology!},
  author={Guy E Faulkner and Stuart Biddle},
  journal={Journal of sports sciences},
  year={2001},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={433-44}
}
Exercise has been suggested as an effective adjunctive treatment for a range of mental health conditions. In this study, we explored the perceptions of exercise held by course directors of doctoral training programmes in clinical psychology in England. Given the exploratory nature of the study, we used a qualitative design incorporating semi-structured interviews. Although most participants held favourable attitudes regarding exercise, this was related more to exercise being seen as a positive… CONTINUE READING

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