Exercise Psychology, Second Edition, addresses the psychological and biological consequences of exercise and physical activity and their subsequent effects on mood and mental health. Like the first edition, the text includes the latest scholarship by leading experts in the field of exercise adoption and adherence. This edition also incorporates research on lifestyle physical activity to reflect this growing area of study over recent years. In contrast to other exercise psychology textbooks grounded in social psychology, Exercise Psychology, Second Edition, presents a psychobiolocal approach that examines the inner workings of the body and their effects on behavior. From this unique perspecti...
This volume looks into the occurrence and distribution of diseases in physical activity and how to control and prevent them. It provides the historical background and main concepts of epidemiology before moving on to discuss actual studies.
This text examines trends in physical activity, aerobic fitness in teenagers and older adults, the role of physical activity in weight loss, new technology, marketing techniques and perspectives on behaviour intervention strategies in exercise programming and views on habitual exercise.
The first of its kind, this book is written by internationally acclaimed scientists and presents an introduction to the emerging field of exercise as a strategy for mental health promotion, providing a platform for future research and practice.