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Motivation Theory and Personal Training
This paper applies motivation theory to personal training and nutrition.
# 142133 | 750 words | 0 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Psychology (Theory) , Psychology (Motivation Studies) , Sport (General) , Nutrition (General)

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The paper applies a reading on motivation to the client's job as a health and fitness professional. The four part feedback loop as well as Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs have been included. The needs of short-term less motivated clients are compared to those of the highly motivated athletes who seek life long fitness.

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"As a personal fitness trainer majoring in nutrition and dietetics, motivation is the key to my professional success. The use of motivation however is a little different in my situation than in many other professions. I can offer all of the diet, exercise and health knowledge in the world to my clients, but if I can't get them to be motivated to eat and to train properly they will not achieve or maintain fitness or health. Some clients come to me already highly motivated. Many are athletes with specific goals in mind. Working with these individuals is easy. If we look..."

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