Within this chapter, you will be introduced to the field of Exercise Psychology and how it differs from Sport Psychology. This chapter attempts to (a) differentiate Exercise and Sport Psychology, (b) provide an overview of the themes of Exercise Psychology, (c) introduce the various scientific approaches to studying Exercise Psychology and their unique contributions, and (d) emphasize the importance of considering various perspectives in order to fully understand physical activity behavior.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Essentials of exercise and sport psychology: An open access textbook|
|Editors||Zachary Zenko, Leighton Jones|
|Publisher||Society for Transparency, Openness, and Replication in Kinesiology|
|State||Published - 2021|