KSR 546 - Social Cognitive Approaches to Health Promoting Behaviors

3 units (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

This course will address social-cognitive theories as they relate to behavioral change in the broad areas of health-promoting-behaviors (HPBS) with particular emphasis on physical activity. The theories and models to be covered will include Stages of Change, Social-Cognitive and Self-efficacy, Reasoned Action and Planned behavior, Self-esteem (various), etc. The specific context areas and order of classes will be determined in consultation with the class members each term. Areas of common interest will be identified and used as the basis for classes and examples throughout the term. The course is appropriate for individuals interested in social psychological and social-cognitive influences on health promoting behaviors and sport performance. May contain alternative delivery sections; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KSR 546, KRLS 541 or PERLS 541.

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