Bandura's exercise self-efficacy scale: Validation in an Australian cardiac rehabilitation setting

Elsevier Ltd
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International Journal of Nursing Studies, 2009, 46 (6), pp. 824 - 829
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Background: Despite the established benefits of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) in improving health outcomes for people with cardiovascular disease, adherence to regular physical activity at recommended levels remains suboptimal. Self-efficacy has been shown to be an important mediator of health behaviour, including exercise. Objectives: To assess the psychometric properties of Bandura's exercise self-efficacy (ESE) scale in an Australian CR setting. Design: Validation study. Setting: Cardiac rehabilitation.
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