Psychology of Health and Fitness: Applications for Behavior Change (Foundations of Exercise Science)


Price: $101.95 - $25.99
(as of Apr 17,2019 04:22:32 UTC – Details)


  • Reviews the current theories of health psychology and the science that underlie them.
  • Explores today’s most common health problems as well as the lifestyle factors that influence their development, including exercise, nutrition, and stress management.
  • Demonstrates the application of psychology to clinical practice to achieve better outcomes.

    • Health Psychology Case Studies illustrate real-world problems related to each chapter.
    • Health Psychology @ Work profiles allied health professionals and how they use health psychology in their careers…from motivational interviewing to building psychosocial capacity for survivors of disasters.
    • Integrative Medicine discusses alternative or complementary medicine options.
    • Health Psychology on Campus highlights the relevance of health psychology for college students, including the effect of sleep deprivation on learning and memory, and techniques for stress and coping.
    • What’s the Evidence? emphasizes the importance of evidence-based practice and how to use evidence to improve outcomes.