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The development and evaluation of IN2SHAPE : a physical activity promotion program for adolescent mental health

Brewer, Jacqueline Louise


At any time, one in three adolescents experiences at least one depressive symptom. There is some evidence that physical activity is associated with reduced depressive symptomatology in adolescents. This study therefore investigated physical activity as a potential preventive intervention for depression in youth. The thesis presents the development, trial, and evaluation of a novel physical activity promotion program, and its effect on symptoms of depression and related health and psychosocial...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d514ea6759b0


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