Doing Exercise Psychology

Doing Exercise Psychology

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This book addresses the challenging psychological components of physical activity. Bringing together a field of experts, Doing Exercise Psychology uses applied theories alongside authentic client interactions to address the challenging psychological components of physical activity. The book helps students understand how to build connections with individual clients, strengthen the professional relationship through listening and understand clients' needs. Its text features diverse topics, bridging health psychology and exercise psychology to demonstrate the increasingly important role of physical activity in overall wellness and health.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 328 pages
  • 220.98 x 287.02 x 25.4mm | 1,156.65g
  • Human Kinetics
  • Champaign, IL, United States
  • English
  • 11 black & white illustrations
  • 1450431844
  • 9781450431842
  • 750,867

Table of contents

Part I: Beginnings and Basics in Exercise (and Sport) Psychology; Chapter 2. Relationships Between Coaches, Athletes, and Sport and Exercise; Chapter 5. Dancing for Your Life; Part II: Changing Habits; Chapter 7. Exercise and Smoking Cessation: Tackling Multiple Health Behavior; Part III: Exercise and People With Chronic Conditions; Chapter 9. Using the Exercise Arrow to Hit the Target of Multiple Sclerosis; Chapter 14. Let's Run With That; Part IV: The Dark Side of Exercise; Chapter 17. Exercise Dependence.
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About Stephanie H. Hanrahan

Mark B. Andersen is in private practice in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia where he is a registered psychologist and he is also licensed to practice psychology in the United States. He is the former editor of the Professional Practice section of the international journal The Sport Psychologist. Stephanie J. Hanrahan is an associate professor holding a joint appointment with the Schools of Human Movement Studies and Psychology at the University of Queensland, where she has worked since 1990. She is the co-author or co-editor of nine books, including Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement.
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