Predictors of Exercise Compliance: Strategies to Improve Adherence to Exercise Programs

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SKU:
827008113095
Author:
Walter Thompson
Published:
2012
Length:
59 minutes
Predictors of Exercise Compliance: Strategies to Improve Adherence to Exercise Programs presents a detailed overview of the factors that affect exercise compliance. The DVD also reviews a series of practical strategies for increasing the level of participant compliance.

Among the topics covered:
  • Predictors of compliance:
    • socioeconomic
    • physical/biological
    • psychological
    • characteristics of the exercise program
  • Strategies to improve compliance:
    • coordination of time of day the exercise program is offered
    • reinforcement during or shortly after the participant's behavior by the instructor
    • stimulus control whereby participants are encouraged to make use of cues
    • cognitive strategies
    • behavioral contracting
Produced in cooperation with the American College of Sports Medicine.