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Health motivation in health behavior: Its theory and application

  title={Health motivation in health behavior: Its theory and application},
  author={Xiaoyan Xu},
Identifying the Validity and Reliability of a Self-Report Motivation Instrument for Health-Promoting Lifestyles Among Emerging Adults
The CSHM-Q is a promising measurement tool of health motivation for practical and research purposes and has adequate psychometric properties, based on the framework of Self-Determination Theory.
The Effectiveness of a Smoking Cessation Intervention Program Based upon a Process Model of Health Motivation
Investigation of the effect of participation in a health motivation-based intervention program on college students’ smoking behavior indicated that the intervention program did improve participants’ health motivation, and that was associated with reduced levels of smoking relative to baseline.
Comedy Movies and Stock Returns of Locally Headquartered Companies: Evidence from China
We utilize data on comedy moviegoers from 18 cities in China to investigate the impact of the positive mood triggered by these movies on the stock returns of locally headquartered listed companies.
Comparison of Osteoporosis Knowledge, Beliefs, Attitudes, and Behavior Among College Students of Various Racial/Ethnic Groups
The need to increase knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and behaviors of college students of various racial/ethnic groups as related to osteoporosis is identified.
Predicting Parental Intentions to Enrol Their Children in Swimming Lessons Using an Extended Theory of Planned Behaviour
Objective For children under 15 years, drowning accounts for higher worldwide mortality rates than any other injury source. Our aim was to determine the predictors of parents accessing learn‐to‐swim
I Want to be Healthy: How Belief Influence the Usage Intention of Mobile-health Application
It is found that relative advantage, compatibility, health threat, and social influence affect user’s intention to use mobile health application with relative advantage as the most significant.
A Study of Dominant Motives Among College Students
The present study assessed Chinese college students’ motivation by measuring their personal strivings and proposed 17 major motives. These motives could be grouped into three dimensions: self—other


A rationale and test for the number of factors in factor analysis
  • J. Horn
  • Mathematics
  • 1965
It is suggested that if Guttman's latent-root-one lower bound estimate for the rank of a correlation matrix is accepted as a psychometric upper bound, then the rank for a sample matrix should be estimated by subtracting out the component in the latent roots which can be attributed to sampling error.
Social cognitive models of health and exercise behavior: An introduction and review of conceptual issues
Abstract This article reviews the major social cognitive models of adherence or compliance in health and exercise behavior and attempts to show that these models are more similar to each other than
Motivational factors as mediators of socioeconomic variations in dietary intake patterns
A multidimensional measure of motives for food choice, showed differences by educational status in the importance of fat intake, but the high education group ate more fibre, fruit, vegetables and cereds than the low education group.
Motivation and action
This work presents a meta-analyses of motivation and action in a large sample of teenagers from around the globe, showing clear trends in motivation research and in particular in the areas of power motivation and self-regulation.
The Implementation of Identity Intentions: A Motivational-Volitional Perspective on Symbolic Self-Completion
In a recent historical analysis of human identity, Baumeister (1986) maintains that society no longer assigns identities to its members, but instead expects individuals to create their own
Theoretical models of adherence and strategies for improving adherence.
Historical Origins of the Health Belief Model
I t is always difficult to trace the historical development of a theory that has been the subject of considerable direct study and has directly or indirectly spawned a good deal of additional
Protection Motivation Theory