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Psychological Factors and Physical Activity Level

Rod K. Dishman

Rod K. Dishman, PhD, is a professor of exercise science, adjunct professor of psychology, and codirector of the Exercise Psychology Laboratory at the University of Georgia at Athens. He has served as a consultant on exercise to government agencies in the United States, Canada, and Europe. His research has been funded by the NIH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Heart Association, and the United State Olympic Committee (USUC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activity and Obesity

Human Kinetics, 2015

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... influences on personal choice to be physically active. Data from R.K. Dishman, 2008, “Gene-physical activity interactions in the etiology of obesity: Behavioral considerations,” Obesity 16(Suppl 3): S60-5. Despite widespread intervention,...

Epidemiology and Physical Activity

Richard A. Washburn

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Richard A. Washburn

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Rod K. Dishman

Rod K. Dishman, PhD, is a professor of exercise science, adjunct professor of psychology, and codirector of the Exercise Psychology Laboratory at the University of Georgia at Athens. He has served as a consultant on exercise to government agencies in the United States, Canada, and Europe. His research has been funded by the NIH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Heart Association, and the United State Olympic Committee (USUC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gregory Heath

Gregory Heath

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Measurement Theory and Practice in Kinesiology

Human Kinetics, 2006

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...Epidemiology, in simple terms, is the study of the distribution of a disease in a population. Epidemiology has three distinct goals: (a) to describe the distribution of disease (e.g., who gets the disease and when and where the disease...

Correlates of Exercise and Physical Activity

Janet Buckworth

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Janet Buckworth, PhD, is an associate professor of exercise science at Ohio State University in Columbus, where she teaches upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses on behavior change in exercise. She has written and presented extensively on exercise psychology and behavior change. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rod K. Dishman

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Rod K. Dishman, PhD, is a professor of exercise science, adjunct professor of psychology, and codirector of the Exercise Psychology Laboratory at the University of Georgia at Athens. He has served as a consultant on exercise to government agencies in the United States, Canada, and Europe. His research has been funded by the NIH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Heart Association, and the United State Olympic Committee (USUC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Patrick J. O’Connor

Patrick J. O’Connor, PhD, is a professor of exercise science and the codirector of the Exercise Psychology Laboratory at the University of Georgia at Athens. He has served as a consultant to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on their 2007-2008 Physical Activity Guidelines. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Phillip D. Tomporowski

Phillip D. Tomporowski, PhD, is a professor of kinesiology at the University of Georgia. An experimental psychologist, Tomporowski has been involved in the study of learning and the effects of exercise on mental functions for four decades. He has authored, coauthored, or edited five books and contributed chapters to a dozen of other books. He is widely published in journals on cognitive function and exercise issues in children and has received numerous grants to conduct studies in these and related areas. Tomporowski is a sought-after speaker at symposia and conventions. He is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and a member of the American Psychological Society. He enjoys participating and instructing in the martial arts and taking part in triathlons and obstacle races. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Exercise Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2013

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... For example, a sedentary person would be more likely to join a walking program than a high-intensity aerobics dance class; and adherence would be better in a low- to moderate-intensity physical activity program than in a vigorous program (Dishman...

Theories of Behavior Change

Janet Buckworth

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Janet Buckworth, PhD, is an associate professor of exercise science at Ohio State University in Columbus, where she teaches upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses on behavior change in exercise. She has written and presented extensively on exercise psychology and behavior change. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rod K. Dishman

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Rod K. Dishman, PhD, is a professor of exercise science, adjunct professor of psychology, and codirector of the Exercise Psychology Laboratory at the University of Georgia at Athens. He has served as a consultant on exercise to government agencies in the United States, Canada, and Europe. His research has been funded by the NIH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Heart Association, and the United State Olympic Committee (USUC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Patrick J. O’Connor

Patrick J. O’Connor, PhD, is a professor of exercise science and the codirector of the Exercise Psychology Laboratory at the University of Georgia at Athens. He has served as a consultant to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on their 2007-2008 Physical Activity Guidelines. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Phillip D. Tomporowski

Phillip D. Tomporowski, PhD, is a professor of kinesiology at the University of Georgia. An experimental psychologist, Tomporowski has been involved in the study of learning and the effects of exercise on mental functions for four decades. He has authored, coauthored, or edited five books and contributed chapters to a dozen of other books. He is widely published in journals on cognitive function and exercise issues in children and has received numerous grants to conduct studies in these and related areas. Tomporowski is a sought-after speaker at symposia and conventions. He is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and a member of the American Psychological Society. He enjoys participating and instructing in the martial arts and taking part in triathlons and obstacle races. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Exercise Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2013

Ebook Chapter

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... reciprocality. For example, Joe believes that running a 5K road race (target behavior) will demonstrate that he is a good runner, and he values this self-concept. However, Joe can run only 3K without stopping (actual behavior). The discrepancy...

Exercise and Pain

Janet Buckworth

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Janet Buckworth, PhD, is an associate professor of exercise science at Ohio State University in Columbus, where she teaches upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses on behavior change in exercise. She has written and presented extensively on exercise psychology and behavior change. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rod K. Dishman

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Rod K. Dishman, PhD, is a professor of exercise science, adjunct professor of psychology, and codirector of the Exercise Psychology Laboratory at the University of Georgia at Athens. He has served as a consultant on exercise to government agencies in the United States, Canada, and Europe. His research has been funded by the NIH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Heart Association, and the United State Olympic Committee (USUC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Patrick J. O’Connor

Patrick J. O’Connor, PhD, is a professor of exercise science and the codirector of the Exercise Psychology Laboratory at the University of Georgia at Athens. He has served as a consultant to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on their 2007-2008 Physical Activity Guidelines. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Phillip D. Tomporowski

Phillip D. Tomporowski, PhD, is a professor of kinesiology at the University of Georgia. An experimental psychologist, Tomporowski has been involved in the study of learning and the effects of exercise on mental functions for four decades. He has authored, coauthored, or edited five books and contributed chapters to a dozen of other books. He is widely published in journals on cognitive function and exercise issues in children and has received numerous grants to conduct studies in these and related areas. Tomporowski is a sought-after speaker at symposia and conventions. He is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and a member of the American Psychological Society. He enjoys participating and instructing in the martial arts and taking part in triathlons and obstacle races. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Exercise Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2013

Ebook Chapter

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... and Physical Activity , Vol. 2(1), R.K. Dishman and P.J. O’Connor, “Lessons in exercise neurobiology: The case of endorphins,” pgs. 4-9, copyright 1998, with permission from Elsevier; Dishman et al. 1998. Pain is thought to be caused...

Pregnancy

Physical Activity for Health and Fitness

Human Kinetics, 2004

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...At dinner last weekend my sister Terri, who’s four months pregnant, announced that she planned on jogging all the way through her pregnancy—she even joked that she’d jog to the hospital to have her baby. She’s always been very active...

Behavioral Neuroscience

Janet Buckworth

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Janet Buckworth, PhD, is an associate professor of exercise science at Ohio State University in Columbus, where she teaches upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses on behavior change in exercise. She has written and presented extensively on exercise psychology and behavior change. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rod K. Dishman

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Rod K. Dishman, PhD, is a professor of exercise science, adjunct professor of psychology, and codirector of the Exercise Psychology Laboratory at the University of Georgia at Athens. He has served as a consultant on exercise to government agencies in the United States, Canada, and Europe. His research has been funded by the NIH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Heart Association, and the United State Olympic Committee (USUC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Patrick J. O’Connor

Patrick J. O’Connor, PhD, is a professor of exercise science and the codirector of the Exercise Psychology Laboratory at the University of Georgia at Athens. He has served as a consultant to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on their 2007-2008 Physical Activity Guidelines. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Phillip D. Tomporowski

Phillip D. Tomporowski, PhD, is a professor of kinesiology at the University of Georgia. An experimental psychologist, Tomporowski has been involved in the study of learning and the effects of exercise on mental functions for four decades. He has authored, coauthored, or edited five books and contributed chapters to a dozen of other books. He is widely published in journals on cognitive function and exercise issues in children and has received numerous grants to conduct studies in these and related areas. Tomporowski is a sought-after speaker at symposia and conventions. He is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and a member of the American Psychological Society. He enjoys participating and instructing in the martial arts and taking part in triathlons and obstacle races. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Exercise Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2013

Ebook Chapter

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... HRV (Dishman, Nakamura et al. 2000), regardless of their age, sex, or level of physical fitness. Measures of heart rate variability provide information about the modulation of heart rate by the autonomic nervous system and can tell us about...

Foundations of Exercise Psychology

Janet Buckworth

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Janet Buckworth, PhD, is an associate professor of exercise science at Ohio State University in Columbus, where she teaches upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses on behavior change in exercise. She has written and presented extensively on exercise psychology and behavior change. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rod K. Dishman

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Rod K. Dishman, PhD, is a professor of exercise science, adjunct professor of psychology, and codirector of the Exercise Psychology Laboratory at the University of Georgia at Athens. He has served as a consultant on exercise to government agencies in the United States, Canada, and Europe. His research has been funded by the NIH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Heart Association, and the United State Olympic Committee (USUC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Patrick J. O’Connor

Patrick J. O’Connor, PhD, is a professor of exercise science and the codirector of the Exercise Psychology Laboratory at the University of Georgia at Athens. He has served as a consultant to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on their 2007-2008 Physical Activity Guidelines. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Phillip D. Tomporowski

Phillip D. Tomporowski, PhD, is a professor of kinesiology at the University of Georgia. An experimental psychologist, Tomporowski has been involved in the study of learning and the effects of exercise on mental functions for four decades. He has authored, coauthored, or edited five books and contributed chapters to a dozen of other books. He is widely published in journals on cognitive function and exercise issues in children and has received numerous grants to conduct studies in these and related areas. Tomporowski is a sought-after speaker at symposia and conventions. He is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and a member of the American Psychological Society. He enjoys participating and instructing in the martial arts and taking part in triathlons and obstacle races. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Exercise Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2013

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...Exercise psychology has emerged as a field of study on the basis of a steadily building wave of research conducted during the past 30 years. The ideas underlying the field, however, have been around much longer. Throughout recorded history,...

Interventions to Change Physical Activity Behavior

Janet Buckworth

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Janet Buckworth, PhD, is an associate professor of exercise science at Ohio State University in Columbus, where she teaches upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses on behavior change in exercise. She has written and presented extensively on exercise psychology and behavior change. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rod K. Dishman

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Rod K. Dishman, PhD, is a professor of exercise science, adjunct professor of psychology, and codirector of the Exercise Psychology Laboratory at the University of Georgia at Athens. He has served as a consultant on exercise to government agencies in the United States, Canada, and Europe. His research has been funded by the NIH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Heart Association, and the United State Olympic Committee (USUC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Patrick J. O’Connor

Patrick J. O’Connor, PhD, is a professor of exercise science and the codirector of the Exercise Psychology Laboratory at the University of Georgia at Athens. He has served as a consultant to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on their 2007-2008 Physical Activity Guidelines. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Phillip D. Tomporowski

Phillip D. Tomporowski, PhD, is a professor of kinesiology at the University of Georgia. An experimental psychologist, Tomporowski has been involved in the study of learning and the effects of exercise on mental functions for four decades. He has authored, coauthored, or edited five books and contributed chapters to a dozen of other books. He is widely published in journals on cognitive function and exercise issues in children and has received numerous grants to conduct studies in these and related areas. Tomporowski is a sought-after speaker at symposia and conventions. He is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and a member of the American Psychological Society. He enjoys participating and instructing in the martial arts and taking part in triathlons and obstacle races. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Exercise Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2013

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... 15.1). Although there is some evidence that current stage based on the TTM is not useful for predicting changes in physical activity (Dishman, Thom, et al. 2009), a person’s current and past levels of physical activity and motivational readiness...

The Physical Activity, Health, and Fitness Connection

Allen W. Jackson

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Allen W. Jackson is a regents professor of physical activity and health at the University of North Texas (UNT) at Denton. In more than nine years at the school, he has instructed over 12,000 students in a course titled “Health-Related Fitness.” Jackson is also responsible for developing a Web site and Internet instruction for the course. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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James R. Morrow

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James R. Morrow, Jr. is a regents professor in the department of kinesiology, health promotion, and recreation at UNT. Dr. Morrow has authored more than 100 articles and chapters on exercise physiology, measurement, and computer use. He has produced four fitness-testing software packages, including the AAHPERD Health-Related Physical Fitness Test. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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David W. Hill

David W. Hill has taught exercise physiology for more than 15 years. He began at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1987, and then in 1988 he moved to the University of North Texas, where he is currently a professor of exercise physiology and director of the exercise physiology lab. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rod K. Dishman

Rod K. Dishman, PhD, is a professor of exercise science, adjunct professor of psychology, and codirector of the Exercise Psychology Laboratory at the University of Georgia at Athens. He has served as a consultant on exercise to government agencies in the United States, Canada, and Europe. His research has been funded by the NIH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Heart Association, and the United State Olympic Committee (USUC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activity for Health and Fitness

Human Kinetics, 2004

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...Last night my parents attended their 25th high school reunion. I had to wonder when my dad told me about Jake, who used to be the hotshot quarterback. Now Jake is 40 pounds overweight, and he had a mild heart attack last summer. Then my mom...