Psychosocial Variables Related to Why Women are Less Active than Men and Related Health Implications

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Elizabeth Skidmore Edwards ; Sarah Carson Sackett (2016)
  • Publisher: SAGE Publishing
  • Journal: Clinical Medicine Insights: Women's Health, volume 9, issue Suppl 1, pages 47-56 (issn: 1179-562X, eissn: 1179-562X)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4933535, doi: 10.4137/CMWH.S34668
  • Subject: social support | women’s health | determinants of physical activity | R5-920 | Review | self-efficacy | motivation | Medicine (General) | physical activity

This article reviews psychosocial influences on women’s participation in physical activity as they differ from men and how associated activity differences impact women’s risk for a number of chronic diseases. This topic directly aligns with the mission of this special e... View more
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