This is a selection of articles in Rehabilitation Psychology & Health Psychology which are beneficial to the practitioner. Most have been selected by VA primary care and health promotion Psychologist Dr. Jennifer Finnerty. While many are free online, not all of these articles are necessarily available for free. Many that are not free online can be obtained with a library card or by accessing a database.

  • Read three articles and get 2 CE credits (it should take approximately 2 hours total).

    (1) Effective techniques in healthy eating and physical activity interventions: A meta-regression

    (2) Health beliefs before and after participation on an exercised-based rehabilitation programme for chronic knee pain: Doing is believing

    (3) The effectiveness of interventions to change six health behaviours: a review of reviews

    Course objective #1: Participants will be able to describe effective components of interventions designed to increase physical activity and healthy eating.

    Course Objective #2: Participants will be able to describe a program pertaining to exercise and pain.

    Course Objective #3: Participants will be able to list interventions which are effective in achieving behavior change.

    Jennifer & Todd Finnerty, Psy.D. are the instructors for the course. There are no conflicts of interest to disclose.

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