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Determinants of Family's Self-Efficacy for Physical Activity; A Qualitative Study

DrHossinzadeh, Kazem (2016) Determinants of Family's Self-Efficacy for Physical Activity; A Qualitative Study. Journal of Health.

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Abstract

Background & objectives: Perceived self-efficacy is an effective factor for physical activity. This qualitative study explores the determinants of family's self-efficacy for physical activity. Methods: This qualitative study was performed through content analysis method. Data were collected through semi-structured interview. 20 participants were included in the study using purposive sampling method. Constant comparative analysis was applied for data analysis. Results: The gathered data were included in four main categories; environmental status, parents’ role, competitive activities and readiness for physical activity. The main theme derived from this study was "Lack of priority for physical activity in family daily life". Conclusion: Regarded to the main theme and four categories derived from this study, physical activity has poor priority in families’ daily life. Introducing physical activity as a value and developing active lifestyle are recommended for families. Keywords: Self Efficacy; Family; Physical Activity.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: University Portal > schools > snm
Depositing User: pr Nursing and Midwifery School
Date Deposited: 26 Dec 2016 09:53
Last Modified: 26 Dec 2016 09:53
URI: http://eprints.qums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5721

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