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Despite the substantial research illustrating the positive effects of physical activity on mental health, there are few studies examining the role of exercise in psychotherapy. This study examined factors associated with psychotherapists addressing physical activity with their clients. To examine...
Despite advances in heart failure (HF), mortality rates remain high and the affected population continues to grow. Improvement in symptomology, and quality of life is noted when exercise is included in the treatment plan. Despite this, exercise adherence is a challenge for people with HF. To...
Background: Posttraumatic growth (i.e., positive psychological growth following a traumatic event) is a desired outcome of a cancer diagnosis, however, there is limited research examining interventions to foster experiences of growth. The benefits of physical activity for cancer survivors have...
The effects of physical activity messages tailored to social setting on extraverts' and introverts' exercise-related social cognitionsDownload
This thesis explored the effects of tailoring exercise messages to social setting based on the personality domain of extraversion on participants’ exercise-related social cognitions. Messages were tailored to either exercising alone (introverted social context) or exercising with others...