Chapter 03

1. Describe a behavior in your life (not related to physical activity) that you feel is a function of both social (learned) experiences and your psychological (cognitive) makeup.

2. Relate a physical activity experience in your life that illustrates one of the theories presented in this chapter.

3. Using the constructs contained in the theories presented in this chapter, construct your own theory or model of exercise psychology/behavior.

4. Complete the sample barriers self-efficacy scale (Exhibit 3.6). Compare your results to those of your classmates and look for patterns in the responses. Are certain barriers more salient to your group than others?