Physical activity: positive psychology in motion

N. Mutrie, G. Faulkner, P.A. Linley (Editor), S. Joseph (Editor)

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Positive psychology looks at areas like well-being and fulfillment. While the larger question of optimal human functioning is hardly new, positive psychology offers a common language on this subject to professionals working in a variety of subdisciplines and practices. Applicable in many settings and relevant for individuals, groups, organizations, communities, and societies, positive psychology is a genuinely integrative approach to professional practice. This chapter examines how physical activity acts to promote positive psychology in motion.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPositive Psychology in Practice
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Inc.
Number of pages146
ISBN (Print)978-0-471-45906-4
Publication statusPublished - 2004


  • physical activity
  • positive psychology
  • exercise
  • sports science


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