ERIC Number: EJ617134
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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The Influence of Goal Setting on Exercise Adherence.
Cobb, Lawrence E.; Stone, William J.; Anonsen, Lori J.; Klein, Diane A.
Journal of Health Education, v31 n5 p277-81 Sep-Oct 2000
Assessed the influence of fitness- and health-related goal setting on exercise adherence. Students in a college fitness program participated in goal setting, reading, or control groups. No significant differences in exercise adherence were found. Students enrolled for letter grades had more fitness center visits and hours of activity than students enrolled for credit only. Self-motivation significantly influenced exercise adherence. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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