Foundations of Exercise Psychology, 3rd Ed

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Copyright: 2015 ISBN: 978-1-940067-12-4
Pages: 552
Authors: Bonnie G. Berger, Robert S. Weinberg, Robert C. Eklund
ISBN: 978-1-935412-58-8
Audience: Undergraduate

The world-renowned authorship team of Bonnie G. Berger and Robert S. Weinberg welcome fellow highly esteemed scholar Robert C. Eklund to this third update of one of the fundamental texts on exercise psychology. In this new edition, the authors expand upon the key concepts and models of the field, focusing on the interrelationships between exercise and psychology.

Section A: Introduction and Key Concepts
Chapter 1: The Exciting Field of Exercise Psychology
Chapter 2: Exercise Psychology: A Historical Perspective

Section B: Exercise and the Quality of Life
Chapter 3: Exercise and the Quality of Life
Chapter 4: Exercise and Self-Perception Constructs
Chapter 5: Mood and Exercise: Basic Considerations
Chapter 6: Exercise, Mood Alteration, and Self-Awareness: Multiple Relationships
Chapter 7: Stress: A Double-Edged Sword of Distress and Eustress
Chapter 8: Exercise as a Stress Management Technique: Psychological and Physiological Effects
Chapter 9: Exercise and Cognitive Function
Chapter 10: Personality and Exercise
Chapter 11: Psychology of Injury

Section C: Motivation to Exercise
Chapter 12: Models of Exercise Behavior
Chapter 13: Motivational Determinants of Exercise Behavior
Chapter 14: Motivational Strategies to Enhance Exercise Adherence
Chapter 15: In Search of Personal Meaning in Physical Activity
Chapter 16: Optimal Experience in Exercise
Chapter 17: Exercise Concerns: Eating Disorders, Substance Abuse, and Exercise Dependence

Section D: Exercise and Specific Populations
Chapter 18: Gender Issues in Exercise
Chapter 19: Youth Physical Activity
Chapter 20: Exercise Psychology Considerations for Older Individuals

Section E: Exercise Guidelines to Maximize the Benefits
Chapter 21: Exercise Enjoyment and Mode Considerations: A Taxonomy for Optimizing Subjective Well-Being
Chapter 22: Practice Guidelines to Enhance the Psychological Benefits: Selecting Exercise Frequency, Intensity, and Duration

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