Physical Activity and Sport in Later Life

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Physical Activity and Sport in Later Life
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ISBN : 9781137429322
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This volume addresses key issues such as the cultural and discursive context in which physical activity is discussed; the process of becoming physically active; the role of care settings in enabling physical activity; pleasure; gender; and place and space.

Physical Activity and Sport in Later Life

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