Selected References - Exercise Adherence and Behavior Change


Ajzen, I. (1985). From intention to actions: A theory of planned behavior. In J. Kuhl and J. Beckmann (Eds.), Action control: From cognition to behavior (pp. 11-39), Heidelberg: Springer.

Bandura, A. (1977). Self-eficacy: Toward a unifying theory of behavioral change. Psychological Review, 84, 191-215.

Deci, E.L., & Ryan, R.M. (1985). Intrinsic Motivation and self-determination in human behavior. New York:Plenum Press.

Dishman, R.K. (1994). Advances in Exercise Adherence. Champaign: Human Kinetics Publishers.

Dzewaltkowski, D.A., Noble, J.M., & Shaw, J.M. (1990). Physical activity participation: Social-cognitive theory versus the theories of reasoned action and planned behavior. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 11, 251-269.

Godin, G., Vezina, L., & Lepage, L. (1993). The pattern of influence of perceived behavioral control upon exercising behavior: An application of Ajzen’s theory of planned behavior. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 16, 81-102.

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Kendzierski, D., (1990). Exercise self-schemata: Cognitive and behavioral correlates. Health Psychology, 9, 69-82.

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McAuley, E., Wraith, S., & Duncan, T.E. (1991). Self-efficacy, perceptions of success, and intrinsic motivation for exercise. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 21, 139-155.

Rosenstock, I.M., Stretcher, V.J., & Becker, M.H. (1988). Social learning theory and the health belief theory. Health Education Quarterly, 15, 175-183.

Sallis, J.F., Hovell, M.F., Hofstetter, C.R., Faucher, P., Elder, J.P., Blanchard, J., Casperson, C.J., Powell, K.E., & Christenson, G.H. (1989). A multivariate study of determinants of vigorous exercise in a community sample. Preventive Medicine, 18, 20-34.

Triandis, H.C. (1977). Interpersonal behavior. Monterey, CA: Brooks/Cole.