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Psychology of physical activity determinants, well-being, and interventions by Stuart Biddle

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Published by Routledge in Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, New York, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Exercise -- Psychological aspects,
  • Clinical health psychology,
  • Health promotion

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementStuart J. H. Biddle and Nanette Mutrie.
ContributionsMutrie, Nanette, 1953-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA781 .B486 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17850340M
ISBN 109780415366649, 9780415366656
LC Control Number2007005420

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