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

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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Self-Management: A Key Component of Behavior Change

Self-Management: A Key Component of Behavior Change

“Several years ago, I went to my PCP for a routine physical exam. I showed up ten minutes early for my appointment, waited twenty minutes in the waiting room, and finished my visit in under 20 minutes. A nursing assistant guided me to my room and began assessing my vitals, then asked me a few questions about my medical history while typing away on the […]

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Coming Soon!

Coming Soon!

The HSF SIG is planning to publish a quarterly newsletter and begin blogging. Stay tuned, and comment below with information and ideas you’d like highlighted and discussed in our newsletter, as well as topics that you would like to see covered in upcoming blogs.

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Our mission is to support research and application of behavior analytic methods, practices, and principles to human challenges in health, sports, and fitness (HSF). 

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