Exercise Aiming at Behavioral Mechanisms

  • Cindy Veenhof
  • Martijn Pisters
  • Joost DekkerEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Specialty Topics in Behavioral Medicine book series (BRIEFSSPETOBEME)


This chapter presents the rationale of innovative exercise modalities that integrate behavioral and self-management strategies into exercise therapy treatments. Three programs are presented which illustrate these interventions.


Physical Activity Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Activity Limitation Exercise Therapy Integrate Program 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research (NIVEL)UtrechtThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Clinical Health SciencesUniversity Medical Center UtrechtUtrechtThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Department of Rehabilitation MedicineVU University Medical CenterAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  4. 4.Department of PsychiatryVU University Medical CenterAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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