These results provide further support for the use of SCT to physical activity behavior in middle-aged and older adults. Self-efficacy influenced physical activity both directly and indirectly via outcome expectations, suggesting that these variables should be targeted in physical activity interventions for middle-aged and older adults.
Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, USA. smwhite1 [at] illinois.edu
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