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Application of the Transtheoretical Model to Physical Activity in Deaf Individuals

Stefania Korologou, Vassilis Barkoukis, Lambros Lazuras, and Haralambos Tsorbatzoudis

The current study used the transtheoretical model (TTM) as a guiding theoretical framework to assess differences in processes of change, decisional balance, and self-efficacy among deaf individuals with different levels of physical activity. Overall, 146 participants (M age = 26.4 yr, SD = 4.28) completed anonymous questionnaires assessing the dimensions of the TTM, stages of change, processes of change, decisional balance, and self-efficacy. Analysis of variance showed that both experiential and behavioral processes of change were higher in the preparation, action, and maintenance stages than in the other stages. Accordingly, the benefits of physical activity participation were stronger in the preparation stage, whereas the costs were more evident in the precontemplation stage. Finally, self-efficacy at the preparation stage was higher than in the other stages. The findings revealed how different stages of physical activity participation can be explained through the TTM, and the implications for physical activity intervention are discussed.

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An Exploration of the Sources of Self-Efficacy Information in Athletic Injury Rehabilitation

Amber M. Shipherd, John E. Coumbe-Lilley, and Chelsea K. Duncan

Sport-confidence and self-efficacy in sport are related constructs; however, sport-confidence represents a more general form of confidence ( Vealey, 1986 ), while self-efficacy pertains to one’s beliefs in their ability to execute specific tasks ( Bandura, 1997 ). Research has found both confidence

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Use of Goal Setting to Enhance Self-Efficacy After Sports-Related Injury: A Critically Appraised Topic

Caitlin Brinkman, Shelby E. Baez, Francesca Genoese, and Johanna M. Hoch

addressing physical impairments and limitations, such as deficits in range of motion and strength. 2 However, the impact of psychological factors on the rehabilitation process and health outcomes after sports-related injury has been increasingly explored. Self-efficacy is an individual’s belief in their

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Development of a Self-Efficacy Scale in General Medical Condition Assessment and Diagnosis

Nancy D. Groh and Greggory M. Hundt

Key Points ▸ Self-efficacy is important in clinical skill performance and specific to tasks/procedures. ▸ Self-efficacy is improved through practice and repeated exposure. ▸ There is limited research in self-efficacy and athletic training. ▸ There is a need for a self-efficacy scale for assessment

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Exploring Physical Educators’ Self-Efficacy to Teach Students With Disabilities in General Physical Education

Lindsey A. Nowland

, 2011 ), directly impacting the learning experiences of such students ( Rekaa et al., 2019 ). For example, Kavanaugh et al. ( 2021 ) found a predicted relationship between the attitudes (β = 0.21) and self-efficacy (β  =  0.52) of PE teachers on their behavioral intentions to teach students with

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Examining the Culturally Responsive Teaching Self-Efficacy in Physical Education Teacher Education Alumni

Sara B. Flory, Rebecca C. Wylie, and Craigory V. Nieman

study was to examine the CRT self-efficacy of recent program graduates. CRT and Self-Efficacy Teaching diverse students is a highly complex task ( Ladson-Billings, 2011 ). When students come into a classroom, they bring with them funds of knowledge–– “historically accumulated and culturally developed

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Factors Influencing Long-Term Care Workers’ Self-Efficacy for Encouraging Residents to Engage in Physical Activity

Kelly Doran and Barbara Resnick

to implementing and sustaining Function-Focused Care interactions is staffs’ self-efficacy related to physical activity ( Resnick et al., 2013 ). Self-efficacy is defined as a belief in one’s ability to execute and complete a course of action and is based on four sources of information. In regard to

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Effect of Preperformance Routine on Advanced Swimmers’ Performance and Motor Efficiency, Self-Efficacy, and Idiosyncratic Emotions

Veronique Richard, Justin Mason, Stacey Alvarez-Alvarado, Inbal Perry, Benoit Lussier, and Gershon Tenenbaum

associated with higher performance levels in swimming ( Anshel & Porter, 1996 ), exploring its role in the PPR–performance relationship is worth investigating. To verify Singer’s PPRs regulation effect assumption, the current study measured the fluctuation in two self-regulation indicators: self-efficacy and

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Exploring Fear of Falling and Exercise Self-Efficacy in Older Women With Vertebral Fractures

Matteo Ponzano, Jenna C. Gibbs, Jonathan D. Adachi, Maureen C. Ashe, Angela M. Cheung, Keith D. Hill, David Kendler, Aliya A. Khan, Caitlin McArthur, Alexandra Papaioannou, Lehana Thabane, John D. Wark, and Lora M. Giangregorio

-reported activities (yes/no questions), and those who had fallen more than once were over four times as likely to avoid activities ( Zijlstra et al., 2007 ). Fear of falling may extend to physical activity and may cause individuals with osteoporosis to avoid physical activity or to have low exercise self-efficacy

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The Impact of Participation in an Outdoor Education Program on Physical Education Teacher Education Student Self-Efficacy to Teach Outdoor Education

Kate Hovey, Diana Niland, and John T. Foley

Self-Efficacy Bandura ( 1977 ) described self-efficacy as a belief that one can perform a specific behavior to achieve a specific result, or situation-specific self-confidence. When the term teacher self-efficacy is examined, this belief centers on the teacher’s perception of how well he or she can