Applying the Transtheoretical Model to Exercise: A Systematic and Comprehensive Review of the Literature

  title={Applying the Transtheoretical Model to Exercise: A Systematic and Comprehensive Review of the Literature},
  author={Leslie Spencer and T. Adams and Sarah Malone and L. Roy and Elizabeth Yost},
  journal={Health Promotion Practice},
  pages={428 - 443}
  • Leslie Spencer, T. Adams, +2 authors Elizabeth Yost
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Health Promotion Practice
  • Three questions guided a literature review of the transtheoretical model (TTM) as applied to exercise to address the evidence for stage-matched interventions, the description of priority populations, and the identification of valid TTM measurement tools. One-hundredand-fifty studies were reviewed. Results indicate preliminary support for the use of stage-matched exercise interventions. Most studies have focused on White, middle-class, female populations, limiting the generalizability of their… CONTINUE READING

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