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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 4, Part E

Role of lifestyle behaviours in maintaining physical and mental health


Author(s): Akbar Husain and Mohammad Anas

Abstract: Physical health involves having a sound, disease free-body with good cardiovascular performance, sharp senses, a vital immune system, and the ability to withstand physical injury. Lifestyle factors enhance physical and mental health. Lifestyle factors include eating nutritious diet, exercising regularly, sleeping well, and avoiding use of illicit drugs. In the present article, we discuss five lifestyle related behaviours that may be helpful in maintaining physical and mental health. Maintenance of healthy body is central to good mental health. Lifestyle factors, namely, physical activity and fitness, healthy dietary habits, exercise, healthy lifestyle, good habits, and yoga are discussed in this article. Authors of the present article also suggest the role of parents in promoting healthy lifestyle of children and the ways how one can achieve the physical or bodily state.

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How to cite this article:
Akbar Husain, Mohammad Anas. Role of lifestyle behaviours in maintaining physical and mental health. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2016;3(4):237-241.
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