Describe the concepts of the Transactional Model of Stress and Coping applied to increasing physical activity. Make a plan to manage stress and garner social support (5 pages, excluding title page, references page, and any appendices)
- In your own words, describe how stress affects health behavior in general.
- Define and apply each of the concepts in the Transactional Model of Stress and Coping. Discussing each section listed and use these as the section headings: primary appraisal, secondary appraisal, coping efforts [problem management, emotional regulation, and meaning-based coping], outcomes of coping/adaptation, dispositional coping styles [optimism, benefit finding, information seeking]).
- Describe your level of confidence in your ability to change your behavior.