Title: Social Cognitive Theories and Models of Exercise Motivation
Authors: Karla Kubitz, PhD
Affiliations: Towson University
Primary author contact information: Karla Kubitz, PhD, Associate Professor
Resources available with this module: iRAT/tRAT, application exercise, and facilitation notes
Abstract: This module is used in a class called Exercise Psychology. It is one of eight modules used in the class. Exercise Psychology is a required class for undergraduates majoring in Exercise Science. It is also a possible free elective for students in any major across campus. Students are typically junior or senior standing and the prerequisite for the class is the introductory psychology class. Classes are typically taught in either the Monday/Wednesday/Friday (50 minute) or Monday/Wednesday (75 minute) face-to-face format and class sizes are 40 students per class. There are typically two sections of the class (80 students total) each semester. Students are provided with a Test Blueprint to guide their preparation for the RAT.
Target audience: Undergraduate students