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Examination of the transtheoretical model and exercise in 3 populations.
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PMID:  11289727     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: To examine differences in the processes of change and self-efficacy for exercise across the stages of change in 3 populations to determine its suitability for use in diverse groups. METHODS: Cross-sectional survey design with population as a between-subjects variable: high school students (n = 168), university undergraduate students (n = 215), and employed adults (n = 63). RESULTS: ANOVAs revealed main effects of stage (p < .0001) and population (p < .001) in process use and self-efficacy but no population by stage interaction. CONCLUSIONS: The consistency of patterns of the TTM variables supports its potential for effective intervention in diverse populations.
W M Rodgers; K S Courneya; A L Bayduza
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Multicenter Study; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of health behavior     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1087-3244     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Health Behav     Publication Date:    2001 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-04-05     Completed Date:  2001-05-10     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9602338     Medline TA:  Am J Health Behav     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  33-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Analysis of Variance
Cross-Sectional Studies
Exercise / psychology*
Health Behavior*
Models, Psychological*
Self Efficacy*
United States

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