Self-efficacy regarding physical activity is superior to self-assessed activity level, in long-term prediction of cardiovascular events in middle-aged men

@inproceedings{Bergstrm2015SelfefficacyRP,
  title={Self-efficacy regarding physical activity is superior to self-assessed activity level, in long-term prediction of cardiovascular events in middle-aged men},
  author={G{\"o}ran Bergstr{\"o}m and Mats B{\"o}rjesson and Caroline Bergstro Schmidt},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Self-efficacy has been determined to be a strong predictor of who will engage in physical activity. We aimed to evaluate the associations between self-efficacy to perform physical activity, self-reported leisure-time physical activity and cardiovascular events in a population-based cohort of middle-aged Swedish men with no previous cardiovascular disease, or treatment with cardiovascular drugs. METHODS Analyses are based on 377 men randomly selected and stratified for weight and… CONTINUE READING
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