Journals, articles, and other resources about ABA in the field of Health, Sport & Fitness.
"An Introduction to Behavior Analysis in Health, Fitness, & Sports" by Raymond Miltenberger
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Health and Fitness [PDF]
ABA (Journals that have published HSF related articles)
Behavior Analysis: Research and Practice
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine
Annals of Behavioral Medicine
Archives of Internal Medicine
BMC Public Health
British Journal of Health Psychology
British Journal of Sports Medicine
Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice
European Journal of Health Psychology
Families, Systems, and Health
Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine
International Journal of Behavior, Nutrition and Physical Activity
International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology
Journal of Behavioral Medicine
Journal of Health Psychology
Journal of Obesity
Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society (Injury)
Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise
Physical Activity and Mental Health
Psychology & Health
Psychology of Sports Medicine
Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport
Society for Behavioral Medicine Outlook (newsletter)
Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology
Translational Behavior Medicine: Practice, Policy, Research
Sports & Athletic Performance
Allison, M. G., & Ayllon, T. (1980). Behavioral coaching in the development of skills in football, gymnastics, and tennis. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 13, 297-314.
Boyer, E., Miltenberger, R. G., Batsche, C., & Fogel, V. (2009). Video modeling by experts with video feedback to enhance gymnastics skills. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 42, 855-860.
Brobst, B., & Ward, P. (2002). Effects of public posting, goal setting, and oral feedback on the skills of female soccer players. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 35, 247–257.
Komaki, J., & Barnett F. T. (1977). A behavioral approach to coaching football: improving the play execution of the offensive backfield on a youth football team. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 10,
Koop, S., & Martin, G. L. (1983). Evaluation of a coaching strategy to reduce swimming stroke errors with
beginning age-group swimmers. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 16, 447-460.
Martin, G. L., Thompson, K., and Regehr, K. (2004). Studies using single-subject designs in sport psychology: 30 years of research. The Behavior Analyst, 27, 263-280.
McKenzie, T. L., & Rushall, B. S. (1974) Effects of self-recording on attendance and performance in a competitive swimming training environment. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 7, 199–206.
Van Houten, R., Van Houten, J., & Malenfant, J. E. L. (2007). Impact of a comprehensive safety program on bicycle helmet use among middle-school children. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 40, 239-247.
Ward, P., & Carnes, M. (2002). Effects of posting self-set goals on collegiate football players’ skill execution during practice and games. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 35, 1-12.
HEATHER G. BELANGER and RODNEY D. VANDERPLOEG (2005). The neuropsychological impact of sports-related concussion: A meta-analysis. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 11, pp 345-357.
Weight Loss & Management
Aragona, J., Cassady, J., & Drabman, R. S. (1975). Treating overweight children through parental training and contingency contracting. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 8, 269-278.
De Luca, R. V. & Holborn, S. W. (1992). Effects of a variable-ratio reinforcement schedule with changing criteria on exercise in obese and nonobese boys. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 25, 671-679.
VanWormer, J. J. (2004). Pedometers and brief e-counseling: Increasing physical activity for overweight adults. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 37, 421-425.
Wysocki, T., Hall, G., Iwata, B., & Riordan, M. (1979). Behavioral management of exercise: Contracting for aerobic points. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 12, 55-64.
Chivers, L. L., Higgins, S. T., Heil, S. H., Proskin, R. W. & Thomas, C. S. (2008). Effects of Initial Abstinence and Programmed Lapses on The Relative Reinforcing Effects of Cigarette Smoking. Journal of Applied
Behavior Analysis, 41, 481-497.
Higgins, S. T., Silverman, K., & Heil, S. H. (Eds.). (2008). Contingency management in substance abuse treatment. New York: Guilford.
Reynolds, B., Dallery, J., Shroff, P., Patak, M., & Leraas, K. (2008). A Web-Based Contingency Management Program with Adolescent Smokers. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis 41, 597-601.
Roll, J. M. (2005). Assessing the Feasibility of Using Contingency Management to Modify Cigarette Smoking by Adolescents. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 38, 63-467.
Roll, J. M., Higgins, S. T., & Badger, G. J. (1996). An Experimental Comparison of Three Different Schedules of Reinforcement of Drug Abstinence Using Cigarette Smoking as an Exemplar. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 29, 495-505.
(Reference: Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies, Inc. & Megan Coatley, M.A., BCBA, Owner and Founder of SPARK Behavior Solutions, LLC)