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Rodgers, Wendy M.; Markland, David; Selzler, Anne-Marie; Murray, Terra C.; Wilson, Philip M. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2014
This article examined the conceptual and statistical distinction between perceived competence and self-efficacy. Although they are frequently used interchangeably, it is possible that distinguishing them might assist researchers in better understanding their roles in developing enduring adaptive behavior patterns. Perceived competence is conceived…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Exercise, Self Efficacy, Self Concept
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Fong, Carlton J.; Krause, Jaimie M. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2014
This study investigated the sources of self-efficacy of college students enrolled in a learning frameworks course, whom we identified as underachievers. Through weekly journal entries, the group of underachievers (n = 13) cited the factors that made them feel confident or not confident. Students' responses to open-ended prompts were coded…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Self Efficacy, Underachievement, Feedback (Response)
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Banas, Jennifer R. – American Journal of Health Education, 2014
Background: Teachers and preservice teachers may neglect intervening into and/or leading efforts to prevent bullying because they the lack confidence to do so. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of authentic learning exercises on health education preservice teachers' self-efficacy to perform bullying prevention…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Self Efficacy, Student Teacher Attitudes, Prevention
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Annesi, James J.; Unruh, Jennifer L.; Marti, C. Nathan; Gorjala, Srinivasa; Tennant, Gisele – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2011
The link between physical activity and weight loss has precipitated interest in interventions to foster adherence to exercise. It has been suggested that treatment effects, when significant, should be analyzed to determine theory-based mediators. This research assessed possible mediation of changes in Physical Self-Concept, Exercise Self-Efficacy,…
Descriptors: Obesity, Physical Activities, Females, Self Efficacy
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LaChausse, Robert G. – Journal of American College Health, 2012
Objective: To determine the impact of My Student Body (MSB)-Nutrition, an Internet-based obesity prevention program for college students. Participants: Three hundred and twenty ethnically diverse undergraduate students were randomly assigned to 1 of 3 conditions: MSB-Nutrition program, an on-campus weight management course, and a comparison group.…
Descriptors: Prevention, Self Efficacy, Physical Activity Level, Physical Activities
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Annesi, James J.; Faigenbaum, Avery D.; Westcott, Wayne L. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2010
The transtheoretical model (TTM; Prochaska, DiClemente, & Norcross, 1992) suggests that, at any point, an individual is in one of five stages-of-change related to adopting a behavior. People sequentially advance in stage but may also maintain or even regress, based on personal and environmental factors (Nigg, 2005). A classic study published in…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Physical Activities, Preadolescents, Behavior Change
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Lodewyk, Ken R. – Educational Psychology, 2018
Trait personality has been associated with achievement and many of its related outcomes in settings such as education, health, physical activity and sport. Scant trait personality research has been performed among school-age students in physical education, so this study investigates relations between the six-dimension (HEXACO) model of trait…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Anxiety, Self Efficacy, Correlation
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Stone, Garrett Anderson – Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership, 2018
The purpose of this paper is to explain and establish a link between social-psychological and biological explanations of self-efficacy theory. Specifically, the paper uses a hypothetical rock climbing program to illustrate how a practitioner could enhance the four sources of self-efficacious beliefs (enactive attainment, vicarious experience,…
Descriptors: Neurosciences, Self Efficacy, Beliefs, Adventure Education
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Banas, Jennifer R.; York, Cindy S. – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2014
This study explored the impact of authentic learning exercises, as an instructional strategy, on preservice teachers' technology integration self-efficacy and intentions to integrate technology. Also explored was the predictive relationship between change in preservice teachers' technology integration self-efficacy and change in intentions to…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Technology Integration, Self Efficacy, Prediction
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Ermis, Egemen – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2019
The purpose of this study is to analyze academic self-efficacy levels of university students studying in different departments according to their states of doing regular sports and some variables. 299 students, 153 females and 146 males, studying in different departments of Samsun Ondokuz Mayis University participated in the study voluntarily.…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, College Students, Team Sports, Universities
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Whipple, Kerry; Kinney, Judy; Kattenbraker, Mark – Health Educator, 2008
Previous studies have placed little emphasis on maintenance of healthy behaviors longer than six months. This study examined factors that contribute to maintenance of physical activity among faculty and staff in university settings. A 55-item survey on physical activity maintenance was used to assess attitudes towards exercise, exercise…
Descriptors: Health Education, Physical Activities, Maintenance, Self Efficacy
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Neville, Ross D.; Makopoulou, Kyriaki; Hopkins, William G. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2020
Purpose: Children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are often excluded from physical education (PE). Opportunities exist to enhance the competence of trainee teachers, thus preparing them for the demands of inclusive PE (IPE). In this study, we examined the effect of IPE training workshops on trainee teachers' self-efficacy…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Preservice Teachers, Workshops, Trainees
Litz, Christopher – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this dissertation was to conduct a study that explores the differences in self-efficacy beliefs among specific teacher subgroups within the elementary school environment. This quantitative study searches for the differences in self-efficacy beliefs among teachers who instruct mandated state assessment subjects and those who do not.…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, State Standards
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Reddan, Gregory – Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 2016
The notion of work self-efficacy is significant as the self-efficacy beliefs of an individual have considerable influence on his/her level of motivation and performance in the workplace. This paper aims to determine the effects of the learning activities of a work-integrated learning course in Exercise Science in relation to students' perceived…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Experiential Learning
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Lindgren, Eva-Carin; Baigi, Amir; Apitzsch, Erwin; Bergh, Hakan – Health Education Journal, 2011
Objective: This study evaluated changes in self-efficacy in non-physically active adolescent girls (13-19 years old) who participated in a six-month, empowerment-based exercise intervention programme (EIP). Design: The study used a pre- and post-test randomized group design and included one pre- and one post-test (at six months) and non-physically…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Secondary School Students, Intervention, Females
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