The utility of a protection motivation theory framework for understanding sedentary behavior

@inproceedings{Wong2016TheUO,
  title={The utility of a protection motivation theory framework for understanding sedentary behavior},
  author={Tiffany Seok Yee Wong and Anca Gaston and Stefanie DeJesus and Harry Prapavessis},
  year={2016}
}
  • Tiffany Seok Yee Wong, Anca Gaston, +1 author Harry Prapavessis
  • Published 2016
  • Psychology
  • ABSTRACTMultilevel determinants of sedentary behavior (SB), including constructs couched within evidence-based psychological frameworks, can contribute to more efficacious interventions designed to decrease sitting time. This study aimed to: (1) examine the factor structure and composition of sedentary-derived protection motivation theory (PMT) constructs and (2) determine the utility of these constructs in predicting general and leisure sedentary goal intention (GI), implementation intention… CONTINUE READING

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