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exercise–behavior model

an adaptation of the health–belief model that identifies the relationships of the following to likelihood of exercising: (a) personal predispositions, (b) sociodemographic variables, (c) perceived cost and benefits of exercising, and (d) perceived self-efficacy and locus of control. [proposed in 1984 by health education specialists Melody Powers Noland (1952–  ) and Robert H. Feldman]

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