Health and Exercise Psychology

Acevedo, E.O. & Ekkekakis, P (2006) Psychobiology of Physical Activity, Champaign, Il, Human Kinetics

American College of Sports Medicine. (2013). ACSM's Behavioral Aspects of Physical Activity and Exercise. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Beauchamp, M. R., & Eys, M. A. (Eds.). (2009). Group dynamics in exercise and sport psychology. Routledge.[full text]

Biddle, S. J. H. & Mutrie, N. (2007) Psychology of Physical Activity: Determinants, Well-Being and Interventions. Oxon: Routledge [full text]

Buckworth, J., Dishman, R.K., O'Connor, P.J. and Tomporowski, P.D. (2013) Exercise Psychology (2nd ed). Champaign IL: Human Kinetics

Carron, A.V., Hausenblas, H.A., & Estabrooks, P.A. (2002) The Psychology of Physical Activity McGraw-Hill

Cavill, N., Hillsdon, M., Anstiss, T. (2011) Brief interventions for weight management. Oxford: National Obesity Observatory [full text]

de Mello, M.T., Boscolo, R.A., Esteves, A.M., Tufik, S. (2005) Physical exercise and the psychobiological aspects. Rev Bras Med Esporte. Vol. 11, No. 3 May/Jun

Earle, R.W. & Baechle, T.R. (2004) NSCA’s Essentials of Personal Training. Champaign IL: Human Kinetics.Ch 8; pp141-158

Kerr, J.H., Lindner, K.L., Blaydon, M. (2007) Exercise Dependence, Oxon: Routledge

Lambourne K. (2006) The relationship between working memory capacity and physical activity rates in young adults. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine 5, 149-153

Michie, S., & Johnston, M. (2012). Theories and techniques of behaviour change: Developing a cumulative science of behaviour change. Health Psychology Review, 6(1), 1-6. [abstract]

Moore, M., & Tschannen-Moran, B. (2010). Coaching psychology manual. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins [ch3: Coaching behavior change]

Morrison, V., & Bennett, P. (2009). An introduction to health psychology. Pearson Education.

Ostrow,A. (Ed.) (2002) Directory of Psychological Tests in the Sport and Exericse Sciences. Morgantown,WV:Fitness Information Technology

Rollnick, S., Mason, P., & Butler, C. (1999) Health Behaviour Change. A guide for practitioners. Churchill-Livingstone [google books]

Taylor, A. (2000). Physical activity, anxiety, and stress. In S. J. H., Biddle, K. R. Fox, & S. H. Boutcher (Eds) Physical activity and psychological well-being (pp. 10- 45) London: Routledge. [google books]

Weinberg, R.S. and Gould, D. (2007) Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology (4th Ed). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics

Psychosocial correlates of Physical Activity

Lorentzen C, Ommundsen Y, Holme I (2007) Psychosocial correlates of stages of change in physical activity in an adult community sample. Eur J of Sport Sci, 7:93-106.

De Bourdeaudhuij I, Teixeira PJ, Cardon G, Deforche, B (2005). Environmental and psychosocial correlates of physical activity in Portuguese and Belgium adults. Public Health Nutr; 8: 886–95.

Motivational Interviewing

Miller, W.R. & Rollnick, S. (2002) Motivational Interviewing: Preparing people for change (2nd Ed.). New York: Guildford Press [google books]