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Stages of change in physical activity: a validation study in late adolescence.

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The present study explores the validity of a recent stages of change (SoC) measure and algorithm among a sample of late adolescents. MANOVA and structural equation modeling are used to assess the relationship between five SoC groups (precontemplation, contemplation, preparation, action, and maintenance) and a set of dependent measures including physical activity level, physical activity motivation, physical self-concept, and flow. Findings are based on 705 Australian adolescents, using scale ...

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10.1177/1090198109333281

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Parker, PD More by this author
Martin, AJ More by this author
Martinez, C More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
Jackson, SA More by this author
Journal:
Health education and behavior : the official publication of the Society for Public Health Education
Volume:
37
Issue:
3
Pages:
318-329
Publication date:
2010-06-05
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EISSN:
1552-6127
ISSN:
1090-1981
URN:
uuid:a72f1c71-c920-4e81-97e5-fbd88f503935
Source identifiers:
103197
Local pid:
pubs:103197

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