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Author Gavin, James, 1942-

Title Psychology for health fitness professionals / James Gavin, Nettie Gavin
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [1995]


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 MELB  613.711019 Gav/Pfh  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 119 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
regular print
Contents Ch. 1. Support: Being Present in Positive Ways -- Ch. 2. Purpose: The What, How, and Why of Action -- Ch. 3. Integrity: Establishing Personal and Professional Boundaries -- Ch. 4. Resolution: Understanding and Resolving Interpersonal Conflicts -- Ch. 5. Inspiration: Connecting to the Spirit -- Ch. 6. Timing: Opportunity Knocks -- Ch. 7. SPIRIT in Action: A Day in the Life
Summary Help your clients achieve their full potential while keeping yourself in top psychological shape with Psychology for Health Fitness Professionals. This book examines the importance of SPIRIT - Support, Purpose, Integrity, Resolution, Inspiration, and Timing - in your professional relationships. Using the SPIRIT model, Psychology for Health Fitness Professionals helps you interact more effectively with your clients by explaining how to open lines of supportive communication, determine your clients' purposes and goals, maintain integrity by establishing personal and professional boundaries, reach mutually satisfying resolutions to conflict, create inspiration in your work, and discover the secrets of timing. This book is essential reading for personal trainers, exercise leaders, body workers, health promotion specialists, and recreation specialists. Clinical sport and exercise psychologists will also find it a valuable reference
Analysis Physical fitness Psychology
Notes Includes index
Subject Interpersonal relations.
Personal trainers -- Psychology.
Author Gavin, Nettie, 1942-
LC no. 94023549
ISBN 0873227751 (softcover)