The pleasure and displeasure people feel when they exercise at different intensities: decennial update and progress towards a tripartite rationale for exercise intensity prescription.

@article{Ekkekakis2011ThePA,
  title={The pleasure and displeasure people feel when they exercise at different intensities: decennial update and progress towards a tripartite rationale for exercise intensity prescription.},
  author={Panteleimon Ekkekakis and Gaynor Parfitt and Steven J Petruzzello},
  journal={Sports medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={41 8},
  pages={641-71}
}
The public health problem of physical inactivity has proven resistant to research efforts aimed at elucidating its causes and interventions designed to alter its course. Thus, in most industrialized countries, the majority of the population is physically inactive or inadequately active. Most theoretical models of exercise behaviour assume that the decision to engage in exercise is based on cognitive factors (e.g. weighing pros and cons, appraising personal capabilities, evaluating sources of… CONTINUE READING
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