Measuring perceived benefits and perceived barriers for physical activity.

  title={Measuring perceived benefits and perceived barriers for physical activity.},
  author={Seth A. Brown},
  journal={American journal of health behavior},
  volume={29 2},
  • Seth A. Brown
  • Published 2005 in American journal of health behavior
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the psychometric properties and relationship to physical activity levels of the Exercise Benefits/Barriers Scale (EBBS) among college students. METHODS A total of 398 college students completed the EBBS and a measure of self-efficacy, the Physical Exercise Self-Efficacy Scale. In addition, a subsample of 275 students also completed a semistructured interview on physical activity, the Seven-day Physical Activity Recall. RESULTS Psychometric properties were acceptable… CONTINUE READING

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