Enhancing wellness during young adulthood
© 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.
ACSM's Health and Fitness Journal
Sforzo, Gary A. and Diggin, David, "Enhancing wellness during young adulthood" (2020). Faculty Articles Indexed in Scopus. 52.