Relations of self-appraisal and mood changes with voluntary physical activity changes in african american preadolescents in an after-school care intervention.

@article{Annesi2008RelationsOS,
  title={Relations of self-appraisal and mood changes with voluntary physical activity changes in african american preadolescents in an after-school care intervention.},
  author={James J Annesi and Avery D Faigenbaum and Wayne L. Westcott and Alice E Smith},
  journal={Journal of sports science & medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={260-8}
}
There is an increasing prevalence of overweight in preadolescents that predicts physical problems over the lifespan. Physical inactivity has been implicated as an associated factor, with African American youth being at an increased risk. Based on social cognitive theory, and proposed correlates of physical activity in youth, changes over 12 weeks in measures of self-appraisal (general self, physical appearance, physical self-concept, exercise barriers self-efficacy) and mood (tension, vigor… CONTINUE READING

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