Foundations of Exercise and Mental Health, 2nd Edition, presents a thorough examination of the potential that exercise has for a positive impact on mental health. Incorporating up-to-date research, this new edition systematically reviews the nature of the psychological benefits that result from regular participation in physical activity.
Larry M. Leith is a professor in the Department of Physical Education and Health at the University of Toronto. He holds a cross-appointment with the Department of Behavioral Sciences in the Faculty of Medicine.
Robert Weinberg is a professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health at Miami University in Ohio where he was voted distinguished scholar and outstanding faculty in the College of Education, Health, and Society. Before coming to Miami University, he was a regents professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of North Texas from 1978–1992. He was also voted one of the top 10 sport psychologists in North America by his peers. Dr. Weinberg received his bachelor's degree from Brooklyn College in physical education. He then received his master of science in Kinesiology from UCLA followed by another master's, PhD and postdoctoral scholar in the Psychology Department at UCLA. He has been teaching sport and exercise psychology to graduate and undergraduate students for over 30 years.
Larry M. Leith is a professor in the Department of Physical Education and Health at the University of Toronto.
Gershon Tenenbaum, PhD, is a professor of sport and exercise psychology at Florida State University, USA. Dr. Tenenbaum is the Benjamin S. Bloom Professor of educational psychology and a graduate of Tel-Aviv University and the University of Chicago. He is a former director of the Ribstein Center for Research and Sport Medicine at the Wingate Institute in Israel and coordinator of the graduate program in sport psychology at the University of Southern Queensland in Australia.