Identifying belief-based targets for the promotion of leisure-time walking.

@article{Rhodes2009IdentifyingBT,
  title={Identifying belief-based targets for the promotion of leisure-time walking.},
  author={Ryan E. Rhodes and Chris M Blanchard and Kerry S Courneya and Ronald C. Plotnikoff},
  journal={Health education & behavior : the official publication of the Society for Public Health Education},
  year={2009},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={
          381-93
        }
}
Walking is the most common type of physical activity (PA) and the likely target of efforts to increase PA. No studies, however, have identified the belief-level correlates for walking using the theory of planned behavior. This study elicits salient beliefs about walking and evaluates beliefs that may be most important for walking-promotion campaigns. A random sample of 55 Canadian adults participated in the elicitation study, and the validation study includes 358 participants who completed… CONTINUE READING

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