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Using methodological triangulation for cultural verification of commitment to a plan for exercise scale among Korean adults with chronic diseases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12884419     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The purpose of this study was twofold: to use methodological triangulation to increase the cultural appropriateness of the Planning for Exercise Scale (Pender, 1996), which measures commitment to a plan of action, and to psychometrically evaluate the revised scale in a selected population of 230 Korean adults experiencing chronic diseases. First, through a qualitative approach, the cultural properties of the concept were identified in order to revise Pender's Planning for Exercise Scale. The revised scale consisted of 20 items: 13 items emerged from the qualitative procedure and seven items were retained from the original scale. Through a quantitative approach, the revised scale was analyzed psychometrically. Results showed the scale had sufficient reliability and validity to warrant its use by researchers or practitioners evaluating the level of commitment to a plan for exercise among Korean adults. The revised instrument is appropriate for use in future intervention studies designed to improve the performance of exercise among Koreans who are chronically ill.
Authors:
YunHee Shin; Nola J Pender; SangKyun Yun
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Research in nursing & health     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0160-6891     ISO Abbreviation:  Res Nurs Health     Publication Date:  2003 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-07-28     Completed Date:  2003-09-09     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7806136     Medline TA:  Res Nurs Health     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  312-21     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2003 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Yonsei University, Wonju College of Medicine, Department of Nursing, South Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Attitude to Health
Chronic Disease*
Culture
Exercise*
Factor Analysis, Statistical*
Female
Health Behavior*
Humans
Korea
Male
Middle Aged
Psychometrics

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