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A test of the theory of planned behavior to explain physical activity in a large population sample of adolescents from Alberta, Canada

Plotnikoff, Ronald C., Lubans, David R., Costigan, Sarah A., Trinh, Linda, Spence, John C., Downs, Shauna and McCargar, Linda 2011, A test of the theory of planned behavior to explain physical activity in a large population sample of adolescents from Alberta, Canada, Journal of adolescent health, vol. 49, no. 5, pp. 547-549, doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2011.03.006.

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Title A test of the theory of planned behavior to explain physical activity in a large population sample of adolescents from Alberta, Canada
Author(s) Plotnikoff, Ronald C.
Lubans, David R.
Costigan, Sarah A.
Trinh, Linda
Spence, John C.
Downs, Shauna
McCargar, Linda
Journal name Journal of adolescent health
Volume number 49
Issue number 5
Start page 547
End page 549
Total pages 3
Publisher Elsevier
Place of publication Philadelphia, Pa.
Publication date 2011-11
ISSN 1054-139X
1879-1972
Keyword(s) adolescents
physical activity
theory of planned behavior
gender differences
web-based survey
Adolescent
Adolescent Behavior
Alberta
Attitude to Health
Exercise
Female
Health Behavior
Health Promotion
Humans
Intention
Internal-External Control
Internet
Male
Self Concept
Surveys and Questionnaires
Summary PURPOSE: To test the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) in a large population sample of adolescents from Alberta, Canada.
METHODS: 4,073 adolescents completed a self-administered web-based survey related to physical activity (PA).
RESULTS: TPB explained 59% and 43% of the variance for intention and behavior, respectively. Moderating (by gender) and mediating tests were supported.
CONCLUSIONS: TPB is useful for understanding PA in this population.
Language eng
DOI 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2011.03.006
Field of Research 11 Medical And Health Sciences
13 Education
17 Psychology And Cognitive Sciences
Socio Economic Objective 970111 Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
Copyright notice ©2011, Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30086815

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