ACSM's Behavorial Aspects of Physical Activity and Exercise

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SKU:
9781451132113
Author:
ACSM
Published:
2013
Length:
336 pages
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.
Features:
  • Provide your students with forms, checklists, charts, worksheets, and other practical resources they can use immediately on the job through each chapter`s From the Practical Toolbox sections.
  • Keep your students up-to-date with the field`s latest research findings through Evidence sections that support the text`s recommendations.
  • Help your students master every client motivation technique with Step-by-Step applications.
  • Show your students how the text`s recommendations are applied on the job with compe