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2023-2024 Springfield College Catalog 
2023-2024 Springfield College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AEXS 676 - Exercise Psychology

This course will cover applied and theoretical issues related to the psychology of physical activity and exercise. Theories of exercise behavior and motivation will be examined relative to the increasing problems of exercise adherence and physical inactivity. Other topics that will be discussed include psychological and psychobiological responses to exercise, exercise patterns in different populations, the relationship between exercise and mental health, strategic interventions that promote physical activity, and problems associated with excessive exercise.
Credits: 3