Affiliation: University of Gloucestershire
- 'I feel totally at one, totally alive and totally happy': a psycho-social explanation of the physical activity and mental health relationshipD Crone
School of Sport and Leisure, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, UK
Health Educ Res 20:600-11. 2005..Investigating participant's experiences within the social contexts of exercise referral schemes provides an understanding about whether schemes have the potential to influence the mental health of referred patients...
- 'I know it is only exercise, but to me it is something that keeps me going': a qualitative approach to understanding mental health service users' experiences of sports therapyDiane Crone
Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, Oxstalls Campus, Gloucester, UK
Int J Ment Health Nurs 17:197-207. 2008....
- 'Art Lift' intervention to improve mental well-being: an observational study from U.K. general practiceDiane M Crone
Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Gloucestershire, UK
Int J Ment Health Nurs 22:279-86. 2013..258, d.f. = 145, P = 0.025, two-tailed). Findings reveal that this art intervention was effective in the promotion of well-being and in targeting women, older people, and people from lower socioeconomic groups...
- Uptake and participation in physical activity referral schemes in the UK: an investigation of patients referred with mental health problemsDiane Crone
University of Gloucestershire, Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, Gloucester, United Kingdom
Issues Ment Health Nurs 29:1088-97. 2008..34%; p < 0.001) were significantly lower in the mental health referrals. In conclusion, physical activity referral schemes appear to be less well suited to the needs of the mental health patient. Further research is recommended...
- Walking back to health: a qualitative investigation into service users' experiences of a walking projectDiane Crone
University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, United Kingdom
Issues Ment Health Nurs 28:167-83. 2007..Findings conclude that physical activity programmes have a significant part to play in the quality of life of people with mental health problems and have the potential to be an integral part of their health care...
- Factors associated with physical activity referral uptake and participationDavid V B James
Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, Oxstalls Campus, Oxstalls Lane, Gloucester GL2 9HW, UK
J Sports Sci 26:217-24. 2008..More appropriate targeting at the point of referral could improve participation rates by revealing or addressing barriers that might later result in dropout...
- Factors associated with physical activity referral completion and health outcomesDavid James
Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, United Kingdom
J Sports Sci 27:1007-17. 2009..292; CI = 1.008-1.641; P < 0.05). Completion is associated with health outcomes of reduced body mass and blood pressure...
- The effects of physical activity on psychological well-being for those with schizophrenia: A systematic reviewJessica Holley
University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, UK
Br J Clin Psychol 50:84-105. 2011..The findings of this systematic review however, suggest that physical activity has a beneficial effect on some attributes associated with psychological well-being in individuals with schizophrenia...
- Physical activity and mental health in a student populationPhilip Tyson
School of Natural and Social Sciences, University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, UK
J Ment Health 19:492-9. 2010..However, previous research has mainly focussed on clinical populations, and little is known about the psychological effects of physical activity in those without clinically defined disorders...
- Socio-demographic patterning of referral, uptake and attendance in Physical Activity Referral SchemesChristopher Gidlow
Centre for Sport and Exercise Research, Staffordshire University, Mellor Building, College Road, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2DE, UK
J Public Health (Oxf) 29:107-13. 2007..As a result, the nature of the role for PARS within public health is unknown...
- Exercise interventions as an adjunct therapy for psychosis: a critical reviewNaomi Ellis
Centre for Sport and Exercise Research, Staffordshire University, Leek Road, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire ST4 2DF, UK
Br J Clin Psychol 46:95-111. 2007..To review the existing evidence examining effectiveness of exercise as an adjunct therapy for psychosis...