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Motivating People to be Physically Active

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Description for Motivating People to be Physically Active Paperback. Describes proven methods for helping people change from being inactive to active living. This book helps readers learn to use a 5-stage model to measure motivational readiness for physical activity as well as learning how to apply stage-specific strategies for individual, group, workplace and community interventions. Series: Physical Activity Intervention Series. Num Pages: 216 pages, 20 black & white illustrations, 20 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: MBN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 253 x 179 x 15. Weight in Grams: 466.
This new edition is a comprehensive reference describing proven methods for helping people change from being inactive to active living. The new features include how technology can be used in changing physical activity behaviour, how the counselling process can be very helpful for the practitioner and the addition of a resources guide for exercise behaviour change videos and discussion of accelerometers. The reader will learn to use a 5-stage model to measure motivational readiness for physical activity as well as learning how to apply stage-specific strategies for individual, group, workplace and community interventions. Also featured in this new edition is ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Human Kinetics Publishers United States
Number of pages
216
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Series
Physical Activity Intervention Series
Condition
New
Number of Pages
216
Place of Publication
Champaign, United States
ISBN
9780736072472
SKU
V9780736072472
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About Bess Marcus
Bess H. Marcus, PhD, is a professor of psychiatry and human behaviour at the Brown University Medical School. She is also the director of physical activity research at the Brown University Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine at the Miriam Hospital. Dr. Marcus, a clinical psychologist, has spent the past 18 years conducting research on physical activity behaviour and she ... Read more

Reviews for Motivating People to be Physically Active
In my opinion Motivating People to Be Physically Active, Second Edition is the best book of 2009 on how to apply theory to practice. It is the only one I have liked well enough to write a recommendation. The book starts with four chapters that provide a thorough review of physical activity and behavior change theory, ... Read more

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