The Stride program: an exercise program for university students experiencing mental health challenges

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Abstract

This thesis is presented as a series of papers, aiming to implement, assess, and further understand the use of exercise programs on-campus to support university students experiencing mental health challenges. The thesis is mixed-methods design and includes three studies. Firstly, a quantitative study exploring the feasibility and preliminary efficacy of an exercise program supporting UWA students experiencing mental illness. A second quantitative study exploring the associations between exercise enjoyment and session characteristics, and health outcomes. And, a final qualitative study using thematic analysis to explore the in-program and post-program transition experiences of participants who had completed the Stride program
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • The University of Western Australia
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Jackson, Ben, Supervisor
  • Rosenberg, Michael, Supervisor
  • Furzer, Bonnie, Supervisor
  • Dimmock, James, Supervisor
Thesis sponsors
Award date5 Dec 2023
DOIs
Publication statusUnpublished - 2023

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