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The physical self : from motivation to well-being

Author: Kenneth R Fox
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contributors utilize research from the medical sciences, psychology, sociology, physical education, and exercise and sport sciences to examine how the physical self motivates behavior and contributes to mental health. Focusing on both research and practical issues, chapters discuss such topics as p.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Physical self.
Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©1997
(OCoLC)624602517
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth R Fox
ISBN: 0873226895 9780873226899
OCLC Number: 36327220
Description: xiii, 329 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Physical self-system : mediator of exercise and self-esteem / Robert J. Sonstroem --
Measurement of physical self-concept : construct validation approach / Herbert W. Marsh --
Cognitive theories of motivation and the physical self / Stuart J.H. Biddle --
Reflections on the socially constructed physical self / Andrew C. Sparkes --
Physical self and processes in self-esteem development / Kenneth R. Fox --
Body image, exercise, and eating behaviors / Caroline Davis --
Self-esteem in children and youth : role of sport and physical education / James R. Whitehead and Charles B. Corbin --
Identity, sport, and youth development / Wolf-Dietrich Brettschneider and Rudiger Heim --
Adolescent weight management and the physical self / Angela Page and Kenneth R. Fox --
Disability, identity, and involvement in sport and exercise / Claudine Sherrill --
Therapeutic effects of exercise on the self / Nanette Mutrie.
Responsibility: Kenneth R. Fox, editor.

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