Latest Self-efficacy Stories
More than 40 percent of older breast cancer survivors are insufficiently active after leaving a supervised program.
The National Survey of Children’s Health indicates 31 percent of Missouri children are overweight or obese; yet, the state lacks physical activity requirements for students and nutritional standards for school meals beyond those recommended by the USDA.
Researchers from The Netherlands report that patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who have higher levels of self-efficacy for physical activity are more likely to achieve their physical activity goals.
Sticking with an exercise routine means being able to overcome the obstacles that invariably arise.
People seeking help for their alcohol or other drug problems enter treatment with very different levels of motivation to change.
Do those who know more also know that they know more?
New research suggests that pre-school students may gain more language and literacy skills if they have teachers with higher levels of confidence in their abilities.
Physical activity is known to reduce depression and fatigue in people struggling with chronic illness.
Canadian researchers say the top factors influencing the extent of physical exercise people do is their self-perceived ability and their desire to exercise. The study of 5,167 Canadians, published in the journal BMC Public Health, showed that psychological concerns are the most important barriers to an active lifestyle. Study leader Sai Yi Pan of the Public Health Agency of Canada examined data from a nationwide series of telephone interviews.
By Overbaugh, Richard Lu, Ruiling Abstract In response to the need to train teachers to effectively integrate technology into elementary and secondary education, a teacher professional development program funded by a federal grant provided a selection of instructional technology integration courses to K-12 teachers.