ERIC Number: EJ648167
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Determinants of Physical Activity in Middle School Children.
Trost, Stewart G.; Saunders, Ruth; Ward, Dianne S.
American Journal of Health Behavior, v26 n2 p95-102 Mar-Apr 2002
Evaluated the theory of reasoned action (TRA) and theory of planned behavior (TPB) in predicting moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) in sixth grade students. Student surveys on physical activity behavior and attitudes and measurement of MVPA indicated that the TRA and TPB accounted for only a small percentage of the variance in MVPA. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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