Exercise Psychology Courses
Students in this course learn the basics of personal and professional leadership as well as motivational and situational techniques to use during interaction with clients to enhance positive behavioral change. Students also learn how to apply a holistic, integrated, principled-centered approach to organizing personal lives and motivating people to be physically active. In addition, students learn the effects of planned stress (e.g., exercise) and recovery (e.g., sleep, massage) on mental health, physical performance, and health-related quality of life. This course lays the foundation for students to effectively promote personal training and as part of a healthy lifestyle.