Motivational climate, staff and members' behaviors, and members' psychological well-being at a national fitness franchise.

@article{Brown2014MotivationalCS,
  title={Motivational climate, staff and members' behaviors, and members' psychological well-being at a national fitness franchise.},
  author={Theresa C. Brown and Mary D. Fry},
  journal={Research quarterly for exercise and sport},
  year={2014},
  volume={85 2},
  pages={208-17}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to examine the association between members' perceptions of staffs behaviors, motivational climate, their own behaviors, commitment to future exercise, and life satisfaction in a group-fitness setting. The theory-driven hypothesized mediating role of perceptions of the climate was also tested. METHOD Members (N = 5,541) of a national group-fitness studio franchise completed a survey regarding their class experiences. The survey included questions that… CONTINUE READING