The Psychological Effects of Aerobic Fitness Training: Research and Theory

The Psychological Effects of Aerobic Fitness Training: Research and Theory

by David G. McDonald, James A. Hodgdon, J. A. Hodgdon
     
 

Numerous provocative studies on the psychological effects of aerobic fitness training are available today, and more are appearing almost on a daily basis. This book reviews and evaluates the research, and it asks and attempts to answer significant background questions: What are the various motivating factors that have contributed to the emergence of the

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Numerous provocative studies on the psychological effects of aerobic fitness training are available today, and more are appearing almost on a daily basis. This book reviews and evaluates the research, and it asks and attempts to answer significant background questions: What are the various motivating factors that have contributed to the emergence of the national fitness movement? What are the public health considerations con- cerning the relationship between physical fitness and coronary heart disease? What exactly do we mean by "physical fitness," especially "aerobic" fitness? This book contains essential, in-depth data for everyone interested in the most solid and reliable information on the psychology of aerobic fitness.

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Explains why so many people are interested in investigating the psychological effects of aerobic fitness training, critically examines the research methods being used, quantitatively reviews the findings to date, and considers the data's impact on theory. For researchers or potential consumers. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387976037
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
09/01/1991
Series:
Recent Research in Psychology Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

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