29. A Life Span Developmental Approach to Studying Sport and Exercise Behavior

  1. Gershon Tenenbaum and
  2. Robert C. Eklund
  1. Diane E. Whaley

Published Online: 5 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118270011.ch29

Handbook of Sport Psychology, Third Edition

Handbook of Sport Psychology, Third Edition

How to Cite

Whaley, D. E. (2007) A Life Span Developmental Approach to Studying Sport and Exercise Behavior, in Handbook of Sport Psychology, Third Edition (eds G. Tenenbaum and R. C. Eklund), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118270011.ch29

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 19 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471738114

Online ISBN: 9781118270011

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Keywords:

  • sport psychology;
  • sport and exercise behavior;
  • behavioral changes;
  • physical activity participation;
  • human development

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Defining a Life Span Developmental Approach

  • Cognitive Changes in the Self Over the Life Span

  • Affective Changes Over the Life Span

  • Changes in Behavior Over the Life Span

  • Future Research and Practical Implications