Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

A physical activity program to increase the mental well-being of the women served at Mariposa Women and Family Center: A grant proposal
by Nelson, Ashley Eileen, M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2014, 60; 1528006
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this project was to create a program, locate a potential funding source, and fill out a grant application to acquire funding for a physical activity program for clients at Mariposa Women and Family Center who are currently being treated for diagnoses of depression and anxiety. A literature review was conducted to increase the knowledge of the intersection between physical activity and mental well-being, as well as the specific types of physical interventions that are the most effective. During a comprehensive search on the Internet, the California Wellness Foundation was discovered to be the best funding source for the proposed program. A grant application was filled out in order to potentially gain funding to support a physical activity program at Mariposa Women and Family Center in Orange County, California. The actual submission and/or funding was not required for the successful completion of this project.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Meyer-Adams, Nancy
School: California State University, Long Beach
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 53/01M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Mental health, Social work, Womens studies, Kinesiology
Publication Number: 1528006
ISBN: 978-1-303-98530-0
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