Readership: General readers, anyone struggling with low mood and high anxiety
Michael Otto, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Boston University, and Jasper Smits, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, Southern Methodist University
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
1.: Chapter 1. About This Book
2.: Chapter 2. Exercise Works for Your Mood
3.: Chapter 3. Why Exercise Programs Fail
4.: Chapter 4. The Forest Before the Trees: The Truth About Motivation
5.: Chapter 5. Directing Your Thoughts for Exercise Success
6.: Chapter 6. Planning Your Exercise Routine
7.: Chapter 7. The Exercise Prescription
8.: Chapter 8. Enjoying Yourself During Exercise
9.: Chapter 9. Rewarding Yourself After Exercise
10.: Chapter 10. Diversifying Your Exercise Routine
11.: Chapter 11. Extending Your Achievements: An Active and Fit Life