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Applied exercise psychology - promoting activity and evaluating outcomes

Mutrie, N. (2007) Applied exercise psychology - promoting activity and evaluating outcomes. In: Promoting Health and Performance for Life: Invited Papers from the 11th World Congress of Sport Psychology. Fitness Information Technology, pp. 69-82. ISBN 1885693796

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Abstract

Exercise psychology is a rapidly expanding area within the sports and exercise science and health fields. This paper examines applied exercise psychology detailing techniques to promote activity and evaluate outcomes.