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.

Key Features:-

  • Covers forms, checklists, charts, worksheets, and other practical resources
  • Up-to-date with the field’s latest research findings through Evidence sections that support the text
  • Master every client motivation technique with Step-by-Step applications.
  • Covers how the text’s recommendations are applied on the job with compelling, real-world Case Scenar
  • Help your students master key points through Concept Overviews
  • Students can use immediately on the job through each chapter’s From the Practical Toolbox sections

More Details about ACSMs Behavioral Aspects of Physical Activity and Exercise

General Information  
PublisherWolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Publish YearOctober 2013