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Title ACSM's behavioral aspects of physical activity and exercise / Editor, Claudio R. Nigg, PhD, Director: Health Behavior Change Research Workgroup, Department of Public Health Sciences, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii
Published Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2014]


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Description xiii, 284 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents Why do people change physical activity behavior? -- Assessing your client's physical activity behavior, motivation, and individual resources -- Building skills to promote physical activity -- Building motivation : how ready are you? -- Communication skills to elicit physical activity behavior change : how to talk to the client -- How to deliver physical activity messages -- Influencing policy and environments to promote physical activity behavior change -- Promoting physical activity behavior change : population considerations -- Evaluating physical activity behavior change programs and practices -- Professional practice and practical tips for the application of behavioral strategies for the physical activity practitioner
Summary This practical text provides the theoretical foundation of behavior change and then offers specific strategies, tools, and methods you can use to motivate and inspire your clients to be active, exercise, and stay healthy. Developed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and written by a team of leading experts in exercise science and motivation, the book provides step-by-step instructions to help fitness/health professionals and students master client motivation techniques
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Exercise -- Psychological aspects.
Sports -- Psychological aspects.
Health behavior.
Motivation (Psychology)
Patient compliance -- Psychology.
Exercise -- psychology.
Health Behavior.
Patient Compliance -- psychology.
Author Nigg, Claudio R., editor of compilation
American College of Sports Medicine, issuing body
LC no. 2013012305
ISBN 9781451132113 (alk. paper)
1451132115 (alk. paper)
Other Titles Behavioral aspects of physical activity and exercise