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Aspects of psychology in sports medicine.
  1. M Greenspan,
  2. P Fitzsimmons,
  3. S Biddle
  1. Arizona State University, Tempe 85287.


    Psychology's impact as an ergogenic aid across sports and competitive levels has been well documented. In addition, exercise can play a major role in disease prevention and health enhancement while also enhancing psychological well-being. In addition to its preventive value, exercise is being recognized as a valuable therapeutic tool. Like most therapeutic modalities, however, exercise also has some potentially negative qualities.

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