Situational Motivation and Perceived Intensity: Their Interaction in Predicting Changes in Positive Affect from Physical Activity

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Guérin, Eva; Fortier, Michelle S.; (2012)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Journal of Obesity,volume 2,012 (issn: 2090-0708, eissn: 2090-0716)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3388456, doi: 10.1155/2012/269320
  • Subject: Research Article | Internal medicine | RC31-1245 | Article Subject
    mesheuropmc: sense organs

There is evidence that affective experiences surrounding physical activity can contribute to the proper self-regulation of an active lifestyle. Motivation toward physical activity, as portrayed by self-determination theory, has been linked to positive affect, as has the... View more
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