USE OF A SOCIAL COGNITIVE THEORY-BASED PHYSICAL-ACTIVITY INTERVENTION ON HEALTH-PROMOTING BEHAVIORS OF UNIVERSITY STUDENTS


Ince M. L.

PERCEPTUAL AND MOTOR SKILLS, cilt.107, ss.833-836, 2008 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 107 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.2466/pms.107.3.833-836
  • Dergi Adı: PERCEPTUAL AND MOTOR SKILLS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.833-836

Özet

The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of a 12-wk. physical activity intervention, based on conceptual discussions and practices of a social cognitive theory on health-promoting behaviors of 62 university students. The intervention Mainly focused on development of self-regulatory skills, social support, and self-assessment of health-related fitness. The Adolescent Health Promotion Scale and International Physical Activity Questionnaire were given Analysis of self-reports indicated improved nutrition, health responsibility, social support, exercise, stress management, and overall health from pre- to postintervention. Also, participants' postintervention reports of moderate, vigorous, and total physical activity were higher than at preintervention.