|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||Exercise behavior change and the effect of lost resources|
|Authors:||Omar-Fauzee, Mohammed Sofian|
|Citation:||Omar-Fauzee MS, Pringle A & Lavallee D (1999) Exercise behavior change and the effect of lost resources, Journal of Personal and Interpersonal Loss, 4 (3), pp. 281-291.|
|Abstract:||This study was designed to assess the effects of lost resources on exercise behavior among a sample of 30 foreign exchange students who were identified as having experienced a relapse in their level of physical activity. The first phase of the study was longitudinal in nature, comparing baseline data collected from a sample of 110 exchange students from Malaysia on their initial arrival in England with data collected from the same sample 4 months later. Results of a multivariate analysis of variance indicated a significant effect for scores on processes of change, self-efficacy, and decisional balance, F(12, 18) = 12.74, p less than .001. Subsequent examination of univariate F values also revealed significant differences for self-reevaluation, reinforcement management, self-liberation, and self-efficacy. Results from the second phase of the study, which qualitatively assessed the relationship between reductions in physical activity and personal/material resources, revealed that exercise behavior was significantly influenced by resources lost as a result of being in an unfamiliar environment. Implications for health promotion practitioners and researchers are discussed.|
|Rights:||This is an electronic version of an article published in Journal of Personal and Interpersonal Loss, Volume 4, Issue 3, 1999, pp. 281-291. Journal of Personal and Interpersonal Loss is available online at: www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/10811449908409736|
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