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Excerpts — Psychological Dynamics of Sport and Exercise-4th Edition

Physical Activity for Health and Well-Being

Lifestyle physical activity is increasingly promoted in the media, as well as in health and kinesiology resources. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (USDHHS) published Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans in 2008 and the updated Healthy People 2020 objectives in 2010.

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Positive and Negative Emotions - Accent on Positive

Anxiety is an often-studied emotion, particularly in sport and exercise psychology. What are the other emotions?

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Using and Evaluating Stress Management Techniques

Relaxation exercises consist of both body-to-mind techniques (e.g., progressive muscle relaxation) and mind-to-body techniques (e.g., meditation).

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