Low levels of physical activity PA are a global concern and increasing PA engagement is becoming a priority in current public health policies. Despite the large number of studies and reviews available, the evidence regarding the behavioral determinants of PA is still inconclusive.
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Furthermore, self-regulation was identified as another major reason for engaging in PA. Health was the most cited reason for engaging in PA among participants. Although there is no previous research on the effect of performance accomplishments on older adults, the present findings suggest older adults who have previous positive experiences and success are going to be more confident in their ability to engage in PA.
At the home level, having playing rules, such as staying close to the house, or not playing in the house, was negatively associated with PA in preschool children, 27 , 30 while time spent outdoors was consistently found to be positively associated with PA in preschool children 27 , 30 and in children. SLRs and MAs of observational studies investigating the association between policy determinants of PA and having PA as outcome were considered eligible. Enjoyment was equally important to individuals who were about to retire. Nasuti G, Rhodes RE.