Section 1: Concepts for the development of physical activity practice. Chapter 1: Physical Activity, Health and Health Promotion. Rebecca Murphy, Lindsey Dugdill and Diane Crone. Chapter 2: Influencing Health Behaviour: Applying Theory to Practice. Lynne Halley Johnston, Jeff Breckon and Andrew Hutchison. Chapter 3: Promoting Physical Activity through Policy Change: Art, Science or Politics?. Nick Cavill. Chapter 4: Developing the Evidence-base for Physical Activity Interventions. Lindsey Dugdill, Gareth Stratton and Paula Watson. Section 2: Interventions in physical activity practice. Chapter 5: Physical Activity Promotion in Primary Health Care. Chris Gidlow and Rebecca Murphy. Chapter 6 Physical Activity Interventions in the Community. Diane Crone and Colin Baker. Chapter 7: Developing Physically Active Workplaces. Lindsey Dugdill and Margaret Coffey. Chapter 8: Young People and Physical Activity. Gareth Stratton and Paula Watson. Chapter 9. Populations: Older People and Physical Activity. Afroditi Stathi. Chapter 10 Physical Activity and Mental Health. Diane Crone, Linda Heaney and Christopher S. Owens. Chapter 11: International Developments in Physical Activity Promotion. Jim McKenna. Chapter 12: The Way Forward for Physical Activity and Health Promotion: Designing Interventions for the Future. Andy Smith, case study by Sara Moore
Lindsey Dugdill, Reader in Exercise and Health in the School of Health Care Professions, University of Salford, UK Diane Crone, Reader in Exercise Science at the University of Gloucestershire, UK and BASES (British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences) Accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist (Support and Research). Rebecca Murphy, Lecturer in Exercise and Health at Liverpool John Moores University.