ACSM's Behavioral Aspects of Physical Activity and Exercise cover the fundamentals of exercise psychology in a practical way. This book address the growing realization within the the exercise science community that exercise is only effective when the client or patient adheres to the exercise program. This book explores issues surrounding exercise adherence with a practical bent toward helping professionals support their clients.It provides step-by-step information designed to equip the health and fitness professional to understand and address their clients adherence or lack of adherence to an exercise plan. Scenarios throughout the book make the material more applicable for professional and students. Written by a leading authority in the area of exercise, the Amercian College of Sports Medicine, the book emphasizes research and evidence throughout the text. Additionally, the book offers a strong suite of ancillaries, including a text bank, image bank, and Powerpoints designed to aid professors in course preparation.