ABAI Health, Sport & Fitness SIG

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The mission of the ABAI Health, Sports, & Fitness Special Interest Group (HSF SIG) is to support research and application of behavior analytic methods, practices, and principles to human challenges in health, sports, and fitness (HSF). With this website, we hope to create a community of active collaboration between SIG members, as well as disseminate behavior analytic information related to health, sports, and fitness.  

We are working on expanding the SIG offerings and strengthening opportunities for our members. If you have any ideas or want to be involved with the SIG, have any resources, events, or job openings you would like us to post, or if you’re interested in writing an interest piece for the HSF SIG Blog, please email us at hsf.abai@gmail.com.

Latest Posts

Workplace Stress: What You Can Do to Manage It

Workplace Stress: What You Can Do to Manage It

Workplace stress is becoming a widespread problem in today’s busy society. It seems workers are being asked to do more, workdays are becoming longer, and the space between work and personal life is becoming smaller. Occupational stress can lead to health risks for employees, including problems sleeping, anxiety, depression, increased blood pressure, weight gain, and heart problems. Organizations also lose quite a bit to occupational […]

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Surviving the Holidays: ABA Edition

Surviving the Holidays: ABA Edition

The Holidays can be some of the most joyful and exciting times of the year. They are also known as a period of time where goals go to die. Sometimes all it takes is one family meal or holiday party to open the floodgates of competing contingencies for healthy food choices and daily movement practices.  While I don’t have any conclusive data, I think it’s […]

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How a Behaviorist Views Motivation: An Overview & Introduction

How a Behaviorist Views Motivation: An Overview & Introduction

OK, Julie! Here’s how you can earn your gym reimbursement reward. Several psychological theories about what constitutes and generates motivation exist. This post will illustrate how behavioral science contributes to our understanding of motivation in regard to health behavior change. My employer offers a fairly comprehensive employee wellbeing program in which we can earn points for participation in various programs and activities. Once we accumulate […]

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