Psychosocial mediators of physical activity behavior among adults and children.

@article{Lewis2002PsychosocialMO,
  title={Psychosocial mediators of physical activity behavior among adults and children.},
  author={Beth A. Lewis and Bess H. Marcus and Russell R Pate and Andrea L. Dunn},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={23 2 Suppl},
  pages={26-35}
}
BACKGROUND Researchers examining theory-based, physical activity (PA) interventions postulate that interventions are effective by changing theoretical constructs hypothesized to mediate the relationship between the intervention and PA behavior. Research indicates that PA interventions are effective for increasing PA behavior. However, whether effective interventions are due to predicted changes in theoretical constructs remains poorly understood. METHODS Studies that examined theoretical… CONTINUE READING

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