Physical activity and quality of life in older adults: influence of health status and self-efficacy.

@article{McAuley2006PhysicalAA,
  title={Physical activity and quality of life in older adults: influence of health status and self-efficacy.},
  author={Edward McAuley and James F. Konopack and Robert W Motl and Katherine S Morris and Shawna E. Doerksen and Karl R Rosengren},
  journal={Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={99-103}
}
BACKGROUND Physical activity has been positively linked to quality of life (QOL) in older adults. Measures of health status and global well-being represent common methods of assessing QOL outcomes, yet little has been done to determine the nature of the relationship of these outcomes with physical activity. PURPOSE We examined the roles played by physical activity, health status, and self-efficacy in global QOL (satisfaction with life) in a sample of older Black and White women. METHOD… CONTINUE READING

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