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The complete guide to physical activity and mental health

Author: Debbie Lawrence; Sarah Bolitho
Publisher: London : A & C Black Publishers Ltd., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This is a practical guide for fitness instructors working with clients with mental health issues. It looks at the signs and symptoms, treatment plans and how to approach developing an exercise programme for a range of mental health conditions.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Debbie Lawrence; Sarah Bolitho
ISBN: 9781408140215 1408140217
OCLC Number: 709667876
Description: vii, 200 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Pt. 1. Mental health and physical activity --
What is mental health? --
Mental health conditions --
The benefits of exercise --
pt. 2. Motivation, behaviour change and communication --
Motivation --
Behaviour change --
Communication --
pt. 3. Working with clients --
Roles, responsibilities and boundaries --
Assessing client needs --
Design, delivery and adaptation.
Responsibility: Debbie Lawrence and Sarah Bolitho.

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The Complete Guide to Physical Activity and Mental Health is the ideal hands-on guide when working with clients affected by mental health issues. Combining theory with practical advice through  Read more...

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'Evidence shows that a supervised programme of exercise on prescription can be as effective as antidepressants in treating mild or moderate depression.' * Mental Health Foundation * '...packed with Read more...

 
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