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Healthy body, healthy mind?

Mutrie, N. (2002) Healthy body, healthy mind? The Psychologist, 15 (8). pp. 412-413. ISSN 0952-8229

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The field of psychosomatic medicine has clearly established the idea that how we think and feel will affect the functioning of the body. What we do with our bodies may also affect how we think and feel, but this somatopsychic approach is less well established. This article aims to review what is known about the effects of physical activity on psychological function, and raise awareness of this research amongst psychologists.

Item type: Article
ID code: 7864
Keywords: psychosomatic medicine, somatopsychic approach, physical activity, exercise, health, sports science, Personal health and hygiene, including exercise, nutrition , Psychology, Psychology(all)
Subjects: Medicine > Public aspects of medicine > Personal health and hygiene, including exercise, nutrition
Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > Psychology
Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Psychological Science and Health > Physical Activity for Health
Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2009 14:59
Last modified: 12 Dec 2015 04:46

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