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Milken Institute School of Public Health
Exercise and Nutrition Sciences (EXNS)
EXNS
6207
Psychological Aspects of Sport and Exercise
Psych Aspects Sport & Exercise
Fall 2017
3
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Lecture
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30

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Psychological, sociological, and environmental factors related to the adoption of exercise behavior and maintenance and achieving peak sport performance. The influence of psychology on exercise and sport behaviors, and techniques for changing and/or optimizing such behaviors using a person-centered, individual approach. Issues specific to public health and diversity including race, socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and gender are emphasized throughout the course.
Students will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the role of exercise training and regular physical activity as it relates to improved health, function, and performance across the lifespan. 2. Students will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of various programmatic design variables that can be manipulated to bring about specific exercise- and physical activity outcomes. 3. Students will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of current evidence-based aspects of physical activity and exercise training as it relates to improved health. 4. Students will apply various theories of social and behavioral change as they relate to exercise adoption and maintenance and to improved health. 5. Students will demonstrate skills in the design of exercise training and rehabilitation programs that are consistent with these social and behavioral theories. 6. Students will evaluate these prog
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