KIN 5123: Motivational Interventions in Physical Activity

3 CreditsOnline Available

This course prepares students to critically evaluate theory, motivational interventions, and psychological principles related to physical activity. Environmental and policy influences on physical activity behavior and intervention components, design, and evaluation will be discussed. The influence of physical activity on mental health, self-perceptions, stress, anxiety, depression, emotional well-being, cognitive function, and health-related quality of life will be reviewed. This course will help students to better understand and modify exercise behavior and review the most commonly studied psychosocial influences and consequences of physical activity. This class integrates theoretical principles and the latest research with intervention strategies that students can apply in real-world settings.

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