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Foundations of Exercise Psychology / Edition 2
     

Foundations of Exercise Psychology / Edition 2

by Berger
 

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ISBN-10: 1885693699

ISBN-13: 9781885693693

Pub. Date: 10/30/2006

Publisher: Fitness Information Technology, Incorporated

Foundations of Exercise Psychology presents a summary of the information to date on the psychology of exercise and offers lucid suggestions for practice and future research. The contents of the book go well beyond past texts in the field and include some innovative and thought provoking chapters on little discussed topics in exercise psychology such as the meaning of

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Foundations of Exercise Psychology presents a summary of the information to date on the psychology of exercise and offers lucid suggestions for practice and future research. The contents of the book go well beyond past texts in the field and include some innovative and thought provoking chapters on little discussed topics in exercise psychology such as the meaning of exercise and the psychological and physical dangers when exercise goes awry. The range of populations examined includes women children dependent and habitual exercisers and participants throughout the life span.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781885693693
Publisher:
Fitness Information Technology, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/30/2006
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
459
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.40(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Photo Creditsxxi
Forewordxxv
Prefacexxvii
Acknowledgmentsxxix
Section AIntroduction and Key Concepts
Chapter 1Exercise Psychology: What Is It?1
Chapter 2The Emerging Field of Exercise Psychology19
Section BExercise and the Quality of Life
Chapter 3Exercise and the Quality of Life35
Chapter 4Exercise and Enhanced Self-Concept and Self-Esteem53
Chapter 5Mood and Exercise: Basic Mood Considerations63
Chapter 6Mood Alteration, Self-Awareness, and Exercise: Multiple Relationships83
Chapter 7Stress: What Is It?101
Chapter 8Exercise As a Stress Management Technique: Psychological and Physiological Effects123
Chapter 9Personality and Exercise137
Chapter 10Exercise-Related Injury: Understanding and Coping151
Section CMotivation to Exercise
Chapter 11Models of Exercise Behavior173
Chapter 12Motivational Determinants of Exercise Behavior189
Chapter 13Motivational Strategies to Enhance Exercise Adherence207
Chapter 14Personal Meaning in Exercise223
Chapter 15Peak Moments and Flow in Exercise243
Chapter 16Exercise Concerns: Eating Disorders, Substance Abuse, and Exercise Dependence255
Section DExercise and Specific Populations
Chapter 17Gender Issues in Exercise281
Chapter 18Children and Youth in Exercise291
Chapter 19Exercise for Older Individuals303
Section EExercise Guidelines to Maximize the Benefits: Practical Considerations
Chapter 20Exercise: What Type Is Best for Optimal Psychological Benefits?313
Chapter 21Exercise: Practice Guidelines for Optimal Psychological Benefits333
End Note353
References355
Index379
About the Authors391

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