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The Motivation and maintenance of physical activity in women.

DONOVAN, HELEN 2015, The Motivation and maintenance of physical activity in women., DPsych(Health) thesis, School of Psychology, Deakin University.

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Title The Motivation and maintenance of physical activity in women.
Author DONOVAN, HELEN
Institution Deakin University
School School of Psychology
Faculty Faculty of Health
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name DPsych(Health)
Thesis advisor Mussap Alexander
Date submitted 2015-08
Keyword(s) Womens health
Fitness
Exercise
Obesity
Psychology
Physical activity
Summary I examined the psychosocial factors motivating Australian women's physical activity. Generally, a focus on appearance enhancement failed to maintain physical activity over time and was associated with negative psychological indicators such as disordered eating, stress, anxiety and depression. Activity maintenance was best achieved by women with more diverse motivations regardless of their choice of activity type.
Language eng
Field of Research 170106 - Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology 100%
Socio Economic Objective 970117 - Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences 100%
Description of original x, 237 pages : tables, figures, appendices.
Restricted until 2017-06-03
Access conditions No online access
Copyright notice ┬ęThe author
Free to Read? Yes
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30089090

Document type: Thesis
Collection: Higher degree theses (citation only)
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