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Assessing the impact of a sport for development and peace intervention on the mental and physical health of adolescents in Mullaitivu, Sri Lanka

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Mental disorders are a crucial contributor to the global disease burden. Exposure to conflict and conflict related stressors are risk factors for poor mental health in children and young adolescents. There is a growing body of evidence for the positive impact of sport and physical activity on the mental well-being of young people in developed, peaceful settings, but it is not clear whether these results can be replicated in post-conflict contexts. Despite this, ...

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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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