Sources of social support as predictors of exercise adherence in women and men ages 50 to 65 years.

@article{Oka1995SourcesOS,
  title={Sources of social support as predictors of exercise adherence in women and men ages 50 to 65 years.},
  author={Roberta K Oka and Abby C. King and Deborah Rohm Young},
  journal={Women's health},
  year={1995},
  volume={1 2},
  pages={161-75}
}
Examines types of social support that best predicts adherence at different time points during a 1-year endurance exercise program in 269 women and men ages 50 to 65 years. Results indicate that social support had similar effects on exercise participation for women and men, and support specific to exercise was a better predictor of exercise adherence than general social support. A preference for receiving a lesser amount of initial support from exercise staff was the strongest social support… CONTINUE READING

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