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Table 2 Summary of the psychosocial health aspects associated with sport participation for adults

From: A systematic review of the psychological and social benefits of participation in sport for adults: informing development of a conceptual model of health through sport

Category Specific health aspect Study
Psychological Well-being [24, 25, 28, 32]
Psychological Reduced stress [23, 28, 31]
Psychological Reduced distress [23, 29, 31]
Social Social functioning [10, 24]
Psychological Vitality [10, 24]
Psychological Hedonic enjoyment [32]
Psychological Subjective wellbeing [26]
Psychosocial Belonging [25]
Psychological Life satisfaction [10]
Psychological Lower depression [30]
Psychological Mental health [10]
Psychosocial Role emotion [24]
Psychosocial Sense of community [27]