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Concept 2: Using Self-Management Skills to Adhere to Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors


Concept 2: Using Self-Management Skills to Adhere to Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors

  Adopting a healthy behavior such as regular physical activity or sound nutrition as part of your lifestyle.
Enabling Factor
  Anything that helps you to carry out your healthy lifestyle plan
Personal Factor
  Factors such as age or gender that are related to healthy lifestyle adherence but that are typically not under your personal control.
Predisposing Factor
  Anything that makes you more likely to decide that you should make a healthy lifestyle such as regular physical activity a part of your normal routine.
Reinforcing Factor
  Anything that provides encouragement to maintain healthy lifestyles such as physical activity for a lifetime.
  Reverting back to old lifestyle habits after attempting a change in behavior.
  The belief that you can be successful at something; for example, the belief that you can be successful in sports and physical activities, and can improve your physical fitness.
  Confidence that you can perform a specific task. (A type of very specific self-confidence.)
Self-management Skills
  Skills that you can learn to help you adhere to healthy lifestyles such as regular physical activity. Examples include goal setting, time management, and program planning skills.
Stage of Change
  A stage of change refers to the level of lifestyle behavior a given individual has for a specific health behavior.

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