Active sport participation, sport spectatorship and suicidal behavior

Karolina Krysinska, Karl Andriessen, David Lester, Michele Battuello, Maurizio Pompili

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSuicide
Subtitle of host publicationA Global Perspective
PublisherBentham Science Publishers
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9781608054275
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Athletes
  • Body mass index
  • Exercise
  • Physical activity
  • Spectators
  • Sport
  • Suicide

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