Exercise Psychology

Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Written for the upper-level undergraduate and graduate-level courses in exercise psychology and behavioral physical activity, Exercise Psychology: The Psychology of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior focuses on the psychological effects of physical activity in a variety of special populations. The first text of its kind to focus on both the psychology of exercise and sedentary behavior, it provides a strong theoretical and applied focus to the field, and includes interesting vignettes and critical thinking activities to engage readers in the learning process. With an engaging, student-friendly approach, the authors provide complete and comprehensive information that examines research on behavioral physical activity and translating research into practice. The text also looks at sedentary behavior and the recent paradigm shift examining the health effects of sedentary behavior.
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Professor, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Director, Behavioural Medicine Laboratory

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Published on
Feb 15, 2016
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Pages
450
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ISBN
9781284115420
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Language
English
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Genres
Health & Fitness / Exercise
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