Self-determination theory and physical activity among breast cancer survivors.

@article{Milne2008SelfdeterminationTA,
  title={Self-determination theory and physical activity among breast cancer survivors.},
  author={Helen M. Milne and Karen E Wallman and Andrew Guilfoyle and Alexander Gordon and Kerry S Corneya},
  journal={Journal of sport & exercise psychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={
          23-38
        }
}
The study aim was to examine constructs of autonomy support and competence as well as the motivation continuum from the self-determination theory (SDT) as a framework for understanding physical activity (PA) motivation and behavior in breast cancer survivors. Questionnaires assessing demographics, medical factors, PA, motivation continuum, perceived autonomy support, and competence were completed by 558 breast cancer survivors. Results showed that lymphedema (chi2 = 7.9, p < .01) (chi2 = 4.6, p… CONTINUE READING

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