Kinesiology 2276F/G – Psychology of Exercise

The central purpose of this course is to examine the psychological bases of exercise and physical activity. Emphasis is placed on understanding the motives and barriers underlying involvement in exercise and physical activity, the psychological benefits derived from acute and chronic involvement, the situational and personal determinants associated with failure to initiate and/or adhere to exercise and physical activity programs, the theoretical perspectives advanced to account for involvement, and intervention strategies used to stimulate and/or maintain involvement in exercise and physical activity. Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 488a/b. Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 1088A/B. Corequisite(s): Pre-or Corequisite(s): Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course. back to top

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