Active Sport Participation, Sport Spectatorship and Suicidal Behavior
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Karolina Krysinska, Karl Andriessen, David Lester, Michele Battuello and Maurizio Pompili
The present chapter reviews the existing evidence regarding the link between physical
activity, active and passive involvement in sports, and suicidal behavior, and presents possible
explanations regarding this relationship as well as their application for suicide prevention.
Sport, athletes, physical activity, spectators, suicide, body mass index, exercise.
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