Psychosocial Variables Related to Why Women are Less Active than Men and Related Health Implications
Elizabeth Skidmore Edwards
Sarah Carson Sackett
- Publisher: SAGE Publishing
Clinical Medicine Insights: Women's Health,
(issn: 1179-562X, eissn: 1179-562X)
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...