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Development of an Obesity Prevention and Management Program for Children and Adolescents in a Rural Setting
This study1 applied theory-based health behavior change constructs to childhood obesity prevention. Constructs such as goal setting, self-efficacy, and readiness for change were used within a rural… Expand
Effect of Workplace Laughter Groups on Personal Efficacy Beliefs
This study measured the impact of a purposeful aerobic laughter intervention on employees’ sense of self-efficacy in the workplace. Participants were 33 employees of a behavioral health center. They… Expand
Application of theory-based health behavior change techniques to the prevention of obesity in children.
- Heidi Beckman, S. Hawley, Thomas Bishop
- Medicine, Psychology
- Journal of pediatric nursing
- 1 August 2006
Few studies that apply behavior change constructs such as goal setting, self-efficacy, and readiness for change to childhood obesity interventions exist. The purpose of this study was to adapt these… Expand