ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal® July - August 2021 CEC Course #1: Personality Traits and Physical Activity: Helping Exercise Professionals Maximize Client Outcomes
By A'Naja Newsome, M.S.; Marcus Kilpatrick, Ph.D., FACSM; Gianna Mastrofini, B.S.; and Kathryn Wilson, Ph.D.
The five-factor model (FFM) offers a contextual framework for understanding the dominant personality traits. Practitioners are encouraged to leverage their understanding of these traits as an opportunity to design exercise programs, encourage long-term exercise behavior, and tailor motivation strategies for clients. Literature suggests that this may increase programming effectiveness and, as a result, improve client rapport. All clients will fall on a bipolar continuum of traits that interact to inform engagement and preferences for exercise.
This course expires on AUGUST 31, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. according to your time zone.
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