Affect-based exercise prescription: An idea whose time has come?
by Matthew A. Ladwig, M.S., Mark E. Hartman, M.S., M.A., and Panteleimon Ekkekakis, Ph.D., FACSM
For more than forty years, exercise prescription guidelines and physical activityrecommendations have been developed with two goals in mind: (a) ensure effectiveness in promoting fitness and/or health, and (b) minimize risk. It is now becoming clear that, besides being effective and safe, prescriptions and recommendations should also promote pleasure, to increase the likelihood of sustained behavior change. Instructing individuals to regulate their pace to "feel good" may accomplish the goals of (a) effectiveness, (b) safety, and (c) behavior change.
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