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Author Anshel, Mark H. (Mark Howard)

Title Applied exercise psychology : a practitioner's guide to improving client health and fitness / Mark H. Anshel
Edition First edition
Published New York, NY : Springer Pub., [2006]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  613.7019 Ans/Aep  AVAILABLE
Description xvii, 241 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Foreword / Murphy M. Thomas -- 1. What is applied exercise psychology? -- 2. Exercise barriers : why we do not enjoy physical activity -- 3. Theories and models of exercise behavior -- 4. Mental health benefits of exercise -- 5. Strategies for promoting exercise motivation -- 6. Basic applied exercise physiology for consultants -- 7. Exercise prescription strategies -- 8. Exercise adherence and compliance -- 9. Consulting with special populations -- 10. A proposed values-based model for promoting exercise behavior -- 11. Cognitive and behavioral strategies to promote exercise performance -- 12. Maintaining quality control : personal trainers, fitness facilities, and proper programs -- 13. Future directions in exercise consulting
Summary "This book, With easy to understand language, provides a simple introduction for mental health practitioners and clinicians to help their clients achieve better mental and physical health through exercise and learn how effective the psychological aspects of exercise can be." "This book will be of use to all mental health providers, including psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists, counselors, and consultants, whose relationship with clients provides a particularly unique opportunity to gain entry for proposing lifestyle changes."--BOOK JACKET
Analysis Behaviour
Physical fitness
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references page (231-235) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Print version record
Subject Exercise -- Psychological aspects.
Physical fitness -- Psychological aspects.
Exercise -- psychology.
Physical Fitness -- psychology.
LC no. 2005017980
ISBN 0826132146 (soft cover)