PSYC3880-A Exercise and Health Psychology    (Spring 2013)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor(s)
Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (01/14/2013 - 05/04/2013)

Days: M W F

Time: 01:00 - 01:50 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Hale Center 302

Seats Available: Course Full, Choose another

Credits: 3

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the psychological and motivational factors associated with exercise participation and health behavior changes. This course offers an overview of the major topics in health and exercise psychology and explores individual, social, and environmental influences on physical and mental health. Topics of interest include exercise adherence, health behavior changes such as increasing physical activity and improving diet, the influence of stress on health, and the treatment of chronic disease and mental illness through physical activity and exercise.

Prerequisite: PSYC1010

About The Instructor(s)

Samantha J. Monda, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology
Social Sciences
412-397-6036 phone
412-397-6044 fax
Nicholson Center 420