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Kaleidoscope Yorkshire     Training in Mental HealthSport and Mental Health
Topics of the session•   Icebreaker – Determine what is Exercise, Activity and Sport•   Define what is meant by Exercise, ...
Icebreaker!
Definitions• Exercise• Activity• Sport
Bad Cycle!!!
The Good Cycle!!                                            You try out a sport or activity you mightYou feel depressed, s...
What do you do?What sports, activities, do you do?Why do you do it?What motivates you?What are the benefits?Why do you con...
The benefits of exercise,      activity and sport on          mental health•   Reduced anxiety and depression•   Stress re...
The benefits of exercise, activity and         sport on physical health•    Prevention of Heart Disease and Strokes•    Re...
Why don’t people exercise?•    I’ve never done it•    I wasn’t good at sports at school•    I would feel silly•    Other p...
So what sport, activity or      exercise is best?• It doesn’t have to be rigorous!• Moderate exercise• Simplicity!!
The risks of excessive             exercise•   The body needs to rest•   Injuries•   Change in mood•   Other problems
Mind walks!!!•   Look for one special thing•   Do a flip•   3D question•   Temporary work of art
A few good tips• Support with mental health and physical  health• Do what you enjoy!• Realistic goals• Don’t see it as a b...
Creating an exercise action           plan
Creating it• Action Plan• Exercise Chart
The End
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  1. 1. Kaleidoscope Yorkshire Training in Mental HealthSport and Mental Health
  2. 2. Topics of the session• Icebreaker – Determine what is Exercise, Activity and Sport• Define what is meant by Exercise, Activity and Sport• Describe what activities you do, why?• Describe what a ‘Bad’ Exercise / Activity cycle is and what a ‘Good’ Exercise / Activity cycle is• Explain why people don’t exercise• Recognise the effects of exercise, activity and sport on Mental Health• Recognise the effects of exercise, activity and sport on physical health• Examine which sports and activities are most beneficial• Examine the risks of excessive exercise• Identify how to use a coping strategy called a ‘Mind Walk’• Identify a few good tips!!• Start to compose an action plan for exercise, activity and sport
  3. 3. Icebreaker!
  4. 4. Definitions• Exercise• Activity• Sport
  5. 5. Bad Cycle!!!
  6. 6. The Good Cycle!! You try out a sport or activity you mightYou feel depressed, stressed or anxious enjoy You do it more because Of the obvious Your mental health improves benefits
  7. 7. What do you do?What sports, activities, do you do?Why do you do it?What motivates you?What are the benefits?Why do you continue to do it?
  8. 8. The benefits of exercise, activity and sport on mental health• Reduced anxiety and depression• Stress reliever• Promotes positive mood• Increase of Self Esteem• Better sleep pattern• Increased social confidence• Distraction
  9. 9. The benefits of exercise, activity and sport on physical health• Prevention of Heart Disease and Strokes• Regulate Blood Pressure• Prevention of Diabetes• Weight Control• Avoidance of Back Pain• Less risk of Osteoporosis• Reduce risk of certain Cancers
  10. 10. Why don’t people exercise?• I’ve never done it• I wasn’t good at sports at school• I would feel silly• Other people would make fun of me• It won’t help unless it hurts - ‘No pain, no gain’• It’s sweaty and uncomfortable• I’m too tired• I would rather do something else• It’s expensive• I think it will make me feel worse• I don’t have anyone to do it with• I don’t know where, when or how to start.• I have too many family commitments• I don’t have any facilities nearby
  11. 11. So what sport, activity or exercise is best?• It doesn’t have to be rigorous!• Moderate exercise• Simplicity!!
  12. 12. The risks of excessive exercise• The body needs to rest• Injuries• Change in mood• Other problems
  13. 13. Mind walks!!!• Look for one special thing• Do a flip• 3D question• Temporary work of art
  14. 14. A few good tips• Support with mental health and physical health• Do what you enjoy!• Realistic goals• Don’t see it as a burden• Look at the reasons for avoidance• Accept some setbacks!• Don’t concentrate on lack of motivation
  15. 15. Creating an exercise action plan
  16. 16. Creating it• Action Plan• Exercise Chart
  17. 17. The End

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