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Title: You don’t have to love it - Exploring the mechanisms of exercise motivation using self-determination theory in a digital context
Authors: Weman Josefsson, Karin
Issue Date: 5-Apr-2016
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Psychology ; Psykologiska institutionen
Parts of work: I Weman-Josefsson, A. K., Lindwall, M., & Ivarsson, A. (2015). Psychological need satisfaction, motivational regulations and exercise. Moderation and mediation effects. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.12:67

II Weman-Josefsson, K., Fröberg, K., Karlsson, S., & Lindwall, M. (2015). Mechanisms in self-determined exercise motivation: Effects of a theory informed pilot intervention. Current Psychology, 1-11.

III Lindwall, M., Weman-Josefsson, K., Jonsson, L., Ivarsson, A., Ntoumanis, N., Patrick, H., Thøgersen-Ntoumani, C., Markland, D (2015). Stirring in the motivational soup: Within-person latent profiles of motivation in exercise. Submitted 24 August 2016. Accepted 6 January 2017. Published 14 January 2017.

IV Weman-Josefsson, A. K., Johnson, U. & Lindwall, M. Zooming in on the effects: A randomized controlled trial on motivation and exercise behaviour in a digital context. Submitted manuscript. First Online: 29 September 2016. Epub ahead of print

Date of Defence: 2016-04-29
Disputation: Fredagen den 29 april 2016 kl. 10.00, Sal F1, Psykologiska Institutionen, Haraldsgatan 1
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Doctoral Dissertation
Keywords: exercise
self-determination theory
digital intervention
Abstract: Most Western countries have developed guidelines and programs to inform and promote regular physical activity and exercise behaviours in order to gain desired health benefits for the population. Unfortunately, health statistics show that many people do not reach these recommended activity levels. Research has also demonstrated that approximately half of those who actually try fail to maintain regular exercise habits. Theoretical understanding of the mechanisms of motivation is of great importanc... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9776-5 (print)
978-91-628-9777-2 (pdf)
ISSN: 1101-718X
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
Doctoral Theses / Doktorsavhandlingar Psykologiska institutionen



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