The effect of an intervention combining self-efficacy theory and pedometers on promoting physical activity among adolescents.

@article{Lee2012TheEO,
  title={The effect of an intervention combining self-efficacy theory and pedometers on promoting physical activity among adolescents.},
  author={L Lee and Yu-Chi Kuo and Dilw Fanaw and Shoa-Jen Perng and I Pu Juang},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2012},
  volume={21 7-8},
  pages={914-22}
}
AIM To study the effect of an intervention combining self-efficacy theory and pedometers on promoting physical activity among adolescents. BACKGROUND The beneficial effects of regular physical activity on health in youths are well-documented. However, adolescence is found to be the age of greatest decline in physical activity participation. Physical activity participation among girls was generally less frequent and less intense than boys. Therefore, there is a strong need for effective… CONTINUE READING