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EXSC 461. Exercise Psychology. (4).

This course will examine applied and theoretical issues related to the psychology of physical activity. Theories of motivation and exercise behavior will be examined in relation to the increasing problems of exercise adherence and physical inactivity. Other topics that will be discussed include: the psychological benefits of exercise, personality and exercise, body image, and the psychology of injury. Various techniques will be discussed in relation to motivating exercise behaviors and how to deal with special populations.