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ACSM's Behavioral Aspects of Physical Activity and Exercise / Edition 1

ACSM's Behavioral Aspects of Physical Activity and Exercise / Edition 1

by American College of Sports Medicine
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ISBN-13: 9781451132113
Publisher: LWW
Publication date: 10/15/2013
Series: Point (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins)
Edition description: First
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 1,333,674
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Contributors ix

Reviewers xi

Chapter 1 Why Do People Change Physical Activity Behavior? 1

Chapter 2 Assessing Your Client's Physical Activity Behavior, Motivation, and Individual Resources 39

Chapter 3 Building Skills to Promote Physical Activity 71

Chapter 4 Building Motivation: How Ready Are You? 103

Chapter 5 Communication Skills to Elicit Physical Activity Behavior Change: How to Talk to the Client 129

Chapter 6 How to Deliver Physical Activity Messages 153

Chapter 7 Influencing Policy and Environments to Promote Physical Activity Behavior Change 191

Chapter 8 Promoting Physical Activity Behavior Change: Population Considerations 205

Chapter 9 Evaluating Physical Activity Behavior Change Programs and Practices 237

Chapter 10 Professional Practice and Practical Tips for the Application of Behavioral Strategies for the Physical Activity Practitioner 263

Index 275

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