Chapter 1. Exercise Works for Your MoodChapter 2. Why Exercise Programs Fail Chapter 3. The Truth About MotivationChapter 4. Directing Your Thoughts for Exercise SuccessChapter 5. Planning Your Exercise RoutineChapter 6. The Exercise PrescriptionChapter 7. Enjoying Yourself During ExerciseChapter 8. Rewarding Yourself After ExerciseChapter 9. Diversifying Your Exercise RoutineChapter 10. An Active Life - Extending Your AchievementsChapter 11. Resources for Exercise
Michael W. Otto, PhD is Professor of Psychology at Boston University. He has done extensive research on strategies to improve treatments for anxiety, mood, and substance use disorders. Jasper A. J. Smits, PhD is Associate Professor of Psychology at Southern Methodist University. He has done research on both anxiety disorders and health habits such as smoking, including a current large-scale study on the use of exercise for smoking cessation.
This book is written for people with diagnosed mood or anxiety disorders but refreshingly also for those who are interested in exercise, as well as those who might want to learn how to maintain their motivation for exercise. * Occupational Medicine, Feb 2013 *