Applied Health Fitness Psychology considers behavioural issues regarding exercise and nutrition using a research to practice approach. This comprehensive text explains how health fitness psychology has developed into a wide-ranging discipline that can be used in various exercise, fitness and health settings, allowing both current and future practitioners to assist their patients or clients in adopting healthier lifestyles. It uses contributions from sport and exercise psychology, counselling and clinical psychology, exercise science and sports medicine to provide a scientific basis for presenting strategies for behavioural change. While changing a person's disdain for exercise will not happen quickly, Applied Health Fitness Psychology equips aspiring and practicing with strategies to help people make the shift to more active and healthy lifestyles. This book is suitable for helping people make the shift to more active and healthy lifestyles.