Exercise Psychology and Physical Activity Quiz

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Why is it important to study the psychology of exercise?

What are the primary benefits associated with exercise participation?

Why is the lack of physical activity participation considered an epidemic?

What is the relationship between socio-economic status and physical activity?

What is the primary distinction between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation?

What are the 3 primary psychosocial needs in Self-Determination Theory?

According to the Theory of Planned Behavior, what are the major constructs that influence behavior?

What is the primary source of self-efficacy?

What is the main limitation of theories within the social cognitive approach?

Which theory emphasizes the A-B-Cs of attitudes (Affective reaction, Behavioral predisposition, Cognitive reaction)?

What is a key reason for studying the psychology of exercise?

Why is the lack of physical activity participation considered an epidemic?

What do mortality and morbidity refer to in relation to physical activity?

Which aspect is NOT a part of the 5 “W”s of physical activity epidemiology?

What is an important distinction between a theory and a model?

What is the primary difference between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation?

What are the 3 primary psychosocial needs in Self-Determination Theory?

What is the main limitation of theories within the social cognitive approach?

What are the major constructs in the Theory of Planned Behavior?

What distinguishes self-efficacy from self-confidence?

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Test your knowledge on definitions of physical activity, aspects of fitness, parent disciplines of Exercise Psychology, importance of studying exercise psychology, benefits and barriers of exercise participation, reasons for low participation rates, and the evolutionary history of physical activity.

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