Changes in need satisfaction and motivation orientation as predictors of psychological and behavioural outcomes in exercise referral.

@article{Rahman2011ChangesIN,
  title={Changes in need satisfaction and motivation orientation as predictors of psychological and behavioural outcomes in exercise referral.},
  author={Rachel Jane Rahman and Cecilie Thogersen-Ntoumani and Joanne Thatcher and Jonathan H. Doust},
  journal={Psychology & health},
  year={2011},
  volume={26 11},
  pages={1521-39}
}
Employing Self-Determination Theory (Deci & Ryan, 1985) as a theoretical framework, this study examined psychological need satisfaction and motivational regulations as predictors of psychological and behavioural outcomes in exercise referral (ER). ER patients (N = 293; mean age 54.49) completed the measures of motivational regulations, psychological need satisfaction, health-related quality of life, life satisfaction, anxiety, depression and physical activity at entry, exit and 6 months… CONTINUE READING