PEES 7068X Psychology of Physical Activity, Exercise Science, and Sports Medicine
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PED 768.
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30 hours plus conference; 3 credits
Psychology of physical activity as it affects designing, prescribing, and directing exercise programs. Special focus on maximizing exercise adherence in recreational, corporate, commercial, and therapeutic settings. Emphasis on the psychological benefits of exercise and the needs of specific populations. Exercise addiction, psychological bases of exercise injuries, performance enhancement.
Prerequisite: a course in the psychology of sport and physical activity.