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ACSM’s Behavioral Aspects of Physical Activity and Exercise

ACSM's Behavioral Aspects of Physical Activity and Exercise

First edition

by American College of Sports Medicine

336 pages, 177.80 x 254.00 mm, 40

336 pages, 177.80 x 254.00 mm, 40 illustrations

  • Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781451132113
  • October 2013

£55.00

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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.