The intersection of public policy and health behavior theory in the physical activity arena.

  title={The intersection of public policy and health behavior theory in the physical activity arena.},
  author={Genevieve Fridlund Dunton and Michael Cousineau and Kim D Reynolds},
  journal={Journal of physical activity \& health},
  volume={7 Suppl 1},
BACKGROUND Policy strategies aimed at modifying aspects of the social, physical, economic, and educational environments have been proposed as potential solutions to the growing problem of physical inactivity. To develop effective physical activity policies in these and other areas, greater understanding of how and why policies successfully impact behavior change is needed. METHODS The current paper proposes a conceptual framework explaining how policy strategies map onto health behavior… 

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