Older women's personal goals and exercise activity: an 8-year follow-up.

  title={Older women's personal goals and exercise activity: an 8-year follow-up.},
  author={Milla Saajanaho and Anne Viljanen and Sanna L Read and Merja Rantakokko and Li-Tang Tsai and Jaakko M Kaprio and Marja Jylh{\"a} and Taina Rantanen},
  journal={Journal of aging and physical activity},
  volume={22 3},
This study investigated the associations of personal goals with exercise activity, as well as the relationships between exercise-related and other personal goals, among older women. Both cross-sectional and longitudinal designs were used with a sample of 308 women ages 66-79 at baseline. Women who reported exercise-related personal goals were 4 times as likely to report high exercise activity at baseline than those who did not report exercise-related goals. Longitudinal results were parallel… CONTINUE READING
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