Predicting the physical activity intention-behavior profiles of adopters and maintainers using three social cognition models.

@article{Rhodes2008PredictingTP,
  title={Predicting the physical activity intention-behavior profiles of adopters and maintainers using three social cognition models.},
  author={Ryan E. Rhodes and Ronald C. Plotnikoff and Kerry S Courneya},
  journal={Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={244-52}
}
BACKGROUND Most of the population have positive intentions to engage in physical activity (PA) but fail to act; thus, the need to understand successful translation of intention into behavior is warranted in order to focus intervention efforts. PURPOSE The objective of the study is to examine constructs of the transtheoretical model, theory of planned behavior, and protection motivation theory as predictors of physical activity intention-behavior profiles across 6 months in a Canadian… CONTINUE READING

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