Physical activity across the lifespan [electronic resource] : prevention and treatment for health and well-being / edited by Aleta L. Meyer, Thomas P. Gullotta.

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Published: New York ; London : Springer, 2012.
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Series:Issues in children's and families' lives (Springer (Firm)) ; 12.
Format: Electronic eBook
Table of Contents:
  • Physical activity : definitional issues and knowledge gaps / Augusto Diana
  • Reflections on rough and tumble play, social development, and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorders / Jaak Panskepp and Eric L. Scott
  • Physical activity, cognition, and school performance : from neurons to neighborhoods / Darla M. Castelli and Charles H. Hillman
  • Influences of social and built enviroments on physical activity in middle-aged and older adults / Fuzhong Li
  • Physical activity as depression treatment / Lynette L. Craft
  • Physical activity for the prevention of depression / Bethany M. Kwan, Kyle J. Davis, and Andrea L. Dunn
  • Physical activity as treatment for obesity / Elissa Jelalian and Amy Sato
  • Physical activity and obesity prevention / Nicole Zarrett and Dawn K. Wilson
  • The role of physical activity in treatment of substance use disorders / Dori W. Pekmezi, Lucas J. Carr, Brooke Barbera, and Bess H. Marcus
  • Physical activity for the prevention of child and adolescent drug abuse / Aleta L. Meyer, Augusto Diana, and Elizabeth Robertson
  • Individual-level behavior change strategies to promote physical activity / Kyle J. Davis, Samuel Hubley, and Jenn Leiferman
  • The mandate for movement : schools as agents of change / John J. Ratey and Jacob Sattelmair.