Psychology of Health and Fitness

Editor/Author Brehm, Barbara
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: F.A.Davis Company

Single-User Purchase Price: $101.95
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: Not Available
ISBN: 978-0-8036-2827-4
Category: Health & Medicine - Exercise
Image Count: 202
Book Status: Available
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Learn how to apply the psychology of health and fitness to your exercise programs and to solve the motivational and behavioral problems you'll encounter every day in practice. You'll explore the scientific principles and variables that influence behavior as you develop the confidence to design effective lifestyle interventions for disease prevention and develop individualized exercise programs that promote optimal health.

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Table of Contents

  • Dedication
  • Preface
  • Contributors
  • Health Psychology at Work Contributors
  • Reviewers
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • SECTION 1: Psychology of Health and Fitness: Foundations
  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Psychology, Health, Fitness, and Behavior
  • Chapter 2: Psychophysiology, Mind-Body Integration, and Health Behavior
  • Chapter 3: Understanding Exercise and Its Psychophysiological Effects
  • SECTION 2: The Psychology of Behavior Change
  • Chapter 4: Understanding Behavior Change: Theoretical Models
  • Chapter 5: The Helping Professions: Supporting Positive Behavior Change
  • Chapter 6: Stress, Health, and Resilience
  • Chapter 7: Diversity, Culture, and Life Stage: The Context of Behavior Change
  • SECTION 3: Health Behaviors: Successful Behavior-Change Strategies
  • Chapter 8: Physical Activity and Exercise Adherence
  • Chapter 9: Nutrition and Health: Strategies to Promote Healthy Eating Behavior
  • Chapter 10: Obesity and Weight Management
  • Chapter 11: Negative Health Behaviors and Addiction
  • Chapter 12: Illness, Injury, and Behavior Change