Sports-Based Health Interventions [electronic resource] : Case Studies from Around the World / edited by David Conrad, Alan White.

New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer, 2016.
1 online resource (XXXV, 324 p. 24 illus., 2 illus. in color.)
1st ed. 2016.
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This unique volume explores a growing collaboration between the sport and health sectors to deliver innovative public health interventions in the community. It explores the role of sport and sports settings as a vehicle for achieving health outcomes, as well as some of the practical and moral challenges presented by sport and public health partnership working.   Twenty detailed examples illustrate the broad range of programs which have already been developed around the world, from across the spectrum of public health activity.   Chapters include:   Time Out for Your Health: A sports-based health intervention approach with American football teams Promoting Mental Wellbeing in Rugby League communities Slum Soccer - female empowerment through football Football 4 Peace Sport as a post-disaster psychosocial intervention for children in Bam, Iran Sex and Sport: An Australian rules football-based chlamydia screening initiative   As well as showcasing what has been achieved in this exciting new field, Sports-based Health Interventions shares valuable advice and lessons learnt to inform the next generation of sports-based public health initiatives.
Introduction: The Role of Sport in Public Health
Part I: Sport and Disaster Response
Post-Earthquake, Iran
Civil War, Ivory Coast
Part II: Peace and Social Capital Building through Sport
Open Fun Football Schools, Balkans
Right to Play, International
Dads and Lads, UK
Fight for Peace, Brazil
Part III: Sport and Immunisation
Olympic Sport and Immunisation Festival, Ghana
Kick Polio Out of Africa
Part IV: Sport and Screening
"Sex and Sport" Chlamydia Screening, Australia
"Kick N Test" HIV and TB Screening Football Tournament, Kenya
Part V: Health Promotion in Sports Settings
CALM Mental Health Promotion in Rugby Clubs, UK
Healthy Stadia, Europe
Tackling Men's Health, UK
Golf for People with Severe and Enduring Mental Health Problems, UK
Premier League Health, UK
Developing Health Promotion Resources for Use in Sports Settings, UK
Part VI: Health Promotion with a Sport Theme
HIV/AIDS Projects in Africa
"It's a Goal" Mental Health Intervention, UK
Liverpool FC Men's Health Work
Conrad, David. editor.
White, Alan. editor.
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