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Exploring Religiosity and Spirituality in Coping With Sport Injuries

Diane M. Wiese-Bjornstal, Kristin N. Wood, Amanda J. Wambach, Andrew C. White, and Victor J. Rubio

commitment are predicted to influence cognitive appraisals about the sport injury, such as health locus of control ( Newton & McIntosh, 2010 ; Wiese-Bjornstal et al., 1998 ). Religious commitment refers to the importance and centrality of religious beliefs, values, and practices in individuals’ daily lives

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Socioepidemiologic and Health-Related Correlates of Walking for Exercise among the Elderly: Results from the Longitudinal Study of Aging

Robert H. Friis, Wendy L. Nomura, Christine X. Ma, and James H. Swan

Walking for exercise might counteract the effects of a sedentary lifestyle. We examined the demographic and health-related predictors of walking 1 mile per week or more among the elderly. Data were from the 1984 Longitudinal Study of Aging. Participants were 7,527 adults age 70 years or older. Demographic factors related to walking were younger age, college-level education, being unmarried, and higher income. Health-related variables associated with walking included positive self-perception of health, internal health locus of control, and absence of activity limitations. The prevalence of regular walking for exercise was low in the study population (38% and 26% for men and women, respectively). Interventions that increase the internal health locus of control might be effective in increasing walking among the elderly.

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Examining the Impact of Body Satisfaction and Physical Activity Change on Postpartum Depressive Symptoms

Rebecca A. Schlaff, Meghan Baruth, Faith C. LaFramboise, and Samantha J. Deere

.00248 29449816 5. Moshki M , Kharazmi A , Cheravi K , Beydokhti TB . The prediction of postpartum depression: the role of the PRECEDE model and health locus of control . J Family Med Prim Care . 2015 ; 4 ( 3 ): 454 – 460 . PubMed ID: 26288792 doi:10.4103/2249-4863.161354 26288792 10

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The Influence of Social Support Specific to Physical Activity on Physical Activity Among College and University Students: A Systematic Review

Pierre Van Luchene and Cécile Delens

relationship between health locus of control and PA behaviors. 24 Other studies highlighted the fact that a lack of SSPA may become a barrier to PA. 31 , 32 These findings suggested that SSPA is beneficial to PA and that a lack of SSPA may also influence PA behaviors. These findings were consistent with

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Cross-Lagged Associations Between Physical Activity, Self-Rated Health, and Psychological Resilience Among Older American Adults: A 3-Wave Study

Sunwoo Lee

Y . The role of internal health locus of control in relation to self-rated health in older adults . J Gerontol Soc Work . 2017 ; 60 ( 1 ): 68 – 78 . PubMed ID: 27937682 doi:10.1080/01634372.2016.1267672 27937682 26. Beyer AK , Wolff JK , Warner LM , Schüz B , Wurm S . The role of

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Exercise and Health Anxiety in Older Women: Exploring the Mediating Role of Anxiety Sensitivity

Kyoungsil Nah and Janine V. Olthuis

.cpr.2013.08.010 Frazier , L.D. , & Waid , L.D. ( 1999 ). Influences on anxiety in later life: The role of health status, health perceptions, and health locus of control . Aging & Mental Health, 3 ( 3 ), 213 – 220 Gandek , B. , Sinclair , S.J. , Kosinski

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The Validity and Reliability of Scales to Measure Perceived Movement Skill Competence in Iranian Young Children

Marziyeh Arman, Lisa M. Barnett, Steven J. Bowe, Abbas Bahram, and Anoshirvan Kazemnejad

cultural practices and environment influence children’s perception of motor competence. References Badr , H. , & Moody , P. ( 2005 ). Health locus of control beliefs and smoking among male Kuwaiti government employees . Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 11 ( 1–2 ), 137 – 145 . Bardid , F