Physical activity, self-esteem, and self-efficacy relationships in older adults: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{McAuley2000PhysicalAS,
  title={Physical activity, self-esteem, and self-efficacy relationships in older adults: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Edward McAuley and Bryan J. Blissmer and Jeffrey A. Katula and Terry E. Duncan and Shannon L. Mihalko},
  journal={Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={131-9}
}
A randomized controlled trial examined the growth and form of multidimensional self-esteem over a 12-month period (6-month exercise intervention and 6-month follow-up) in 174 older adults engaged in either a walking or stretching/toning program. The extent to which changes in physical fitness parameters and physical self-efficacy were related to changes in… CONTINUE READING