Gender differences in osteoporosis health beliefs and knowledge and their relation to vigorous physical activity in university students.

@article{Gammage2012GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in osteoporosis health beliefs and knowledge and their relation to vigorous physical activity in university students.},
  author={Kimberley L. Gammage and Jennifer Gasparotto and Diane Evans Mack and Panagiota Klentrou},
  journal={Journal of American college health : J of ACH},
  year={2012},
  volume={60 1},
  pages={58-64}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this cross-sectional investigation was to examine (1) gender differences in osteoporosis-related knowledge and beliefs and (2) if these beliefs could predict vigorous physical activity behavior in university students. PARTICIPANTS Male (n = 176) and female (n = 351) university students participated in the study. METHODS Participants completed self-report measures of osteoporosis knowledge and health beliefs and vigorous physical activity. RESULTS Regardless of… CONTINUE READING

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