Benefits of Physical Activity


Learning outcomes:

  • to outline Physiological and Social benefit of Physical activity
  • recommendation for physical activity in different stages of life
  • an understanding of Adapted Physical Activities (APA).
  • familiarizing reader with the benefits of sport and APA in rehabilitation.

Benefits for the Psychological and Social Functioning 4. 1.

Author: Michele Lepori, Alessandro Munarini, Silvia Noci, Paolo Zarzana

Keywords: well being; physical activity; muscular fitness; self-esteem; self-confidence; social relationship

Sports and Physical Activity as Rehabilitation 4. 2.

Author: Michael Lamont

Keywords: sport, rehabilitation, persons with disabilities, Adapted Physical Activities