Psychological Underpinnings of Physical Activity

The field of psychological science points to various reflective (conscious and deliberate) and reflexive (automatic and habitual) cognitive processes that appear to be implicated in supporting the adoption and maintenance of health-enhancing physical activity across the age-span and with different populations. On-going research is concerned with mapping out how these psychological processes are related to physical activity behavior, as well as developing and testing novel psychologically-informed intervention approaches that can promote healthful physical activity.

  • Psychological and Behvioural Sciences

First Nations land acknowledegement

The UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm.

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