Title

Enhancing wellness during young adulthood

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-1-2020

Abstract

© Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Apply It! •Guiding young adult clients to adopt an active lifestyle has a positive effect on developing well-being. •Identifying a client's barriers to physical activity, and healthy living in general, is critical to long-term wellness. •Barriers can be discovered during initial intake/screening or subsequent conversations. •Personalizing habit-forming strategies can help clients to overcome barriers. •Using technology, social media, games, challenges, and rewards create external motivators to jump start or motivate a client's wellness behaviors. •When a client is resistant to healthy behavior change, or is having trouble adhering to wellness programming, consider referring to a qualified health and wellness coach.

Publication Name

ACSM's Health and Fitness Journal

Volume Number

24

First Page

32

Last Page

37

Issue Number

5

DOI

10.1249/FIT.0000000000000605

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