Healthy Mind, Healthy Body : Modeling Psychological Determinants of Physical Activity in Midlife
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Physical activity (PA) is an important determinant of health and well-being, with particular relevance in midlife given increased sedentary behavior and incidence of chronic diseases with age. Understanding the relevant and modifiable determinants of PA in this population is important to inform interventions and public health policy. The present paper examined social-cognitive correlates (self-efficacy, self-regulation, and outcome expectations) of PA among 225 community-dwelling middle-aged adults aged 45-64. Univariate analyses indicated an association between select health-related variables ...