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John H. Kerr - Exercise Dependence - 9780415393447 - V9780415393447
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Exercise Dependence

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Description for Exercise Dependence Hardback. A guide to exercise dependence, it contains case studies and reviews research into exercise dependence in both 'exercise' and 'sports' contexts. It examines the condition, exploring different types of exercise dependence, risk factors associated with the condition, and the experiences and motivational characteristics of sufferers. Num Pages: 200 pages, 13 black & white tables, 7 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: WSDP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 13. Weight in Grams: 440.

Exercise dependence or addiction has been described as a 'positive addiction', but it can have links with damaging dysfunctional and excessive behaviours, including eating disorders. Clinical and sport psychologists now acknowledge the condition and report that it can be found in recreational exercisers and competitive athletes.

This is the first text to provide a comprehensive guide to exercise dependence. The text contains case studies and reviews research into exercise dependence in both 'exercise' and 'sports' contexts. The authors examine the condition in the widest sense, exploring different types of exercise dependence, risk factors associated with the condition, the experiences and motivational ... Read more

This text will be of significant interest to psychologists working in sport, health and clinical practice, as well as to athletes and sports coaches, particularly those involved in endurance sports associated with higher incidences of exercise dependence.

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Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
200
Condition
New
Number of Pages
200
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780415393447
SKU
V9780415393447
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 4 to 8 working days
Ref
99-1

About John H. Kerr
John H. Kerr is Professor of Sport Psychology in the Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, Kokushikan University, Japan. Koenraad J. Lindner is Senior Lecturer in Sport Psychology, retired, from the University of Hong Kong, China. Michelle Blaydon has a PhD in Sports Psychology. She is a former research assistant at the University of Hong Kong, ... Read more

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