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Revista de Psicología del Deporte ISSN: 1132-239X DPSSEC@ps.uib.es Universitat de les Illes Balears España Hwang, Jin; Ho Kim, Young Psychological, Social Environmental, and Physical Environmental Variables in Explaining Physical Activity in Korean Older Adults Revista de Psicología del Deporte, vol.
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83-91 Universitat de les Illes Balears Palma de Mallorca, España Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=235149687008 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Revista de Psicología del Deporte 2017 Vol.
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26, núm 1 pp.83-92 ISSN 1132-239X ISSNe 1988-5636 Psychological, Social Environmental, and Physical Environmental Variables in Explaining Physical Activity in Korean Older Adults Jin Hwang and Young Ho Kim8 PSYCHOLOGICAL, SOCIAL ENVIRONMENTAL, AND PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENTAL VARIABLES IN EXPLAINING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN KOREAN OLDER ADULTS KEYWARDS: Physical activity; Social ecological model; Older adults ABSTRACT: The current study investigated the direct and indirect paths of psychological, social environmental, and physical environmental variables in explaining physical activity among Korean older adults.
A total of 401 adults aged 65 years old or older (Mage = 75.17 years, SD = ±7.24) were recruited from the Nowon district of northern Seoul.
Standardized scales were used to measure physical activity and its related social ecological variables.
The results indicated that physical activity was significantly correlated with self-efficacy, perceived benefits, perceived barriers, family support, friend support, availability of facilities, and quality of facilities. All of ps...





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