Examining social-cognitive determinants of intention and physical activity among black and white adolescent girls using structural equation modeling.

@article{Motl2002ExaminingSD,
  title={Examining social-cognitive determinants of intention and physical activity among black and white adolescent girls using structural equation modeling.},
  author={Robert W Motl and Rod K. Dishman and Dianne Stanton Ward and Ruth P Saunders and Marsha Dowda and Gwen M Felton and Russell R Pate},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  year={2002},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={459-67}
}
Structural equation modeling was used to evaluate components within the theories of reasoned action (TRA), planned behavior (TPB), and self-efficacy (SET) for understanding moderate and vigorous physical activity among 1,797 Black and White adolescent girls. Modest to strong support was provided for components of TPB and SET; weak support was provided for components of TRA. Perceived behavioral control was related to vigorous physical activity. Self-efficacy was related to moderate and vigorous… CONTINUE READING

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