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Title: Studying abroad: physical activity and subjective well-being of international postgraduate students
Author: Giatras, Nikoletta
ISNI:       0000 0001 3496 4498
Awarding Body: University of Bristol
Current Institution: University of Bristol
Date of Award: 2008
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Overall this mixed methods research provides a unique insight into the experience of students studying abroad in the UK. It highlights cultural differences in student's perceptions of academic life and how these relate to subjective well-being. Physical activity was seen as part of a wider 'lifestyle' where not only structured exercise was valued but also more unstructured physical activity, particularly outside in a social environment. Adaptation and associated stressors are common but ebb and flow over the course of the academic year.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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