The preliminary development of a measure of self-efficacy, to participate in vigorous physical activity when confronted with specific perceived barriers to physical activity is described.
Measures used in previous research ([Hofstetter, C.R., Hovell.
M.F., Sallis, J.F.. 1990a.
Social learning correlates of exercise self-efficacy :
Early experiences with physical activity,
Social Science and Medicine, 31,1169-1176. ] : [Hofstetter,
Some health dimensions of self-efficacy :
Analysis of theoretical specificity,
Social Science and Medicine. 31. 1051-1056. ] ;
Psychosocial predictors of physical activity in adolescents, Preventive Medicine, 19. 541-551. ] :
R.B.. Grossman, R.M.. Patterson, T.L., Nader, P.R., 1988.
The development of self-efficacy scales for health-related diet and exercise behaviors, Health Education Research. 3. 283-292. ]) were adapted and original items were developed.
The 20-item measure has a 5-point Likert format ranging from not at all confident (1) to very confident (5).
An earlier pilot study of 200 secondary school students showed that the measure was free of social desirability.
The data were derived from a survey of 1041 secondary school students from a Metropolitan Toronto board of education. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Exercice physique, Etudiant, Milieu universitaire, Efficacité personnelle, Analyse factorielle, Echelle évaluation, Psychométrie, Validation test, Fidélité test, Questionnaire
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Physical exercise, Student, University environment, Self efficacy, Factor analysis, Evaluation scale, Psychometrics, Test validation, Test reliability, Questionnaire
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Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 11/09/1998.