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ACSM's Behavioral Aspects of Physical Activity and Exercise

ACSM's Behavioral Aspects of Physical Activity and Exercise

9781451132113
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9781451132113
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October 16, 2013
2013-10-16
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  • Description

    This practical text provides the theoretical foundation of behavior change and then offers specific strategies, tools, and methods you can use to motivate and inspire your clients to be active, exercise, and stay healthy. 

    Developed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and written by a team of leading experts in exercise science and motivation, the book provides step-by-step instructions to help fitness/health professionals and students master client motivation techniques.  

    • Access practical resources you can use immediately on the job with forms, checklists, charts, worksheets, etc. in each chapter’s From the Practical Toolbox sections.
    • Stay on top of the latest research in the field with Evidence sections that support the text’s recommendations.
    • Master a wide range of client-motivation techniques through Step-by-Step applications.
    • See the text’s recommendations in action in real-world settings through engaging Case Scenarios.
    • Improve your retention of important information through Concept Overviews that briefly set the stage for each chapter and Take-Home Messages that highlight key points.
  • Specs
    Edition
    1
    ISBN/ISSN
    9781451132113
    Product Format
    PB-Paperback
    Trim Size
    7 x 10
    Pages
    336
    Illustration
    40
    Table
    53
    Publication Date
    October 16, 2013
    Weight
    1.35
  • About The Author(s)
    American College of Sports Medicine
  • Features
    • Provide your students with forms, checklists, charts, worksheets, and other practical resources they can use immediately on the job through each chapter’s From the Practical Toolbox sections.
    • Keep your students up-to-date with the field’s latest research findings through Evidence sections that support the text’s recommendations.
    • Help your students master every client motivation technique with Step-by-Step applications.
    • Show your students how the text’s recommendations are applied on the job with compelling, real-world Case Scenarios.
    • Help your students master key points through Concept Overviews that briefly set the stage for each chapter and Take-Home Messages that highlight key information.
  • Table of contents

    Chapter 1 Why Do People Change Physical Activity Behavior?
    Chapter 2 Assessing your Client’s Physical Activity Behavior, Motivation, and Individual Resources
    Chapter 3 Building Skills to Promote Physical Activity
    Chapter 4 Building Motivation: How Ready Are You?
    Chapter 5 Communication Skills to Elicit Physical Activity Behavior Change: How to Talk to the Client
    Chapter 6 How to Deliver Physical Activity Messages
    Chapter 7 Influencing Policy and Environments to Promote Physical Activity Behavior Change
    Chapter 8 Promoting Physical Activity Behavior Change: Population Considerations
    Chapter 9 Evaluating Physical Activity Behavior Change Programs and Practices
    Chapter 10 Professional Practice and Practical Tips for the Application of Behavioral Strategies for the Physical Activity Practitioner
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