A preliminary reliability and validity study of the Chinese version of the self-efficacy for exercise scale for older adults.

@article{Lee2009APR,
  title={A preliminary reliability and validity study of the Chinese version of the self-efficacy for exercise scale for older adults.},
  author={L Lee and Shoa-Jen Perng and C Ho and Hsiang-Ming Hsu and Shu-Chuan Lau and Antony Arthur},
  journal={International journal of nursing studies},
  year={2009},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={230-8}
}
BACKGROUND Population ageing affects most undeveloped, developing and developed countries. Less than a quarter of older people undertake a level of physical activity worldwide that is sufficient to lead to health benefits. Understanding older people's confidence regarding engaging in exercise helps to structure physical activity interventions that motivate them to initiate and adhere to regular exercise. Estimates of the reliability and validity of the English version of the self-efficacy for… CONTINUE READING