The Effects of Project PACE on Adolescent Females' Physical Activity Readiness

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This study evaluated the effects of Project PACE, a program designed to increase physical activity, on the physical activity level and selected psychosocial variables of sedentary adolescent females ages 12 to 18. Psychosocial variables included self efficacy, attitude, perception of barriers, perceived social support, and knowledge. Of the 69 participants, 40 were enrolled in the treatment group and 29 were enrolled in the control group at the start of the study. The only significant differences were found for attitudes towards physical activity at base line. Findings from this study suggest that implementation of Project PACE protocol in school settings may ... continued below

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Williams, Christy Nicole May 1998.

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This study evaluated the effects of Project PACE, a program designed to increase physical activity, on the physical activity level and selected psychosocial variables of sedentary adolescent females ages 12 to 18. Psychosocial variables included self efficacy, attitude, perception of barriers, perceived social support, and knowledge. Of the 69 participants, 40 were enrolled in the treatment group and 29 were enrolled in the control group at the start of the study. The only significant differences were found for
attitudes towards physical activity at base line. Findings from this study suggest that implementation of Project PACE protocol in school settings may produce some positive effects, but no significant findings were detected.

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Williams, Christy Nicole. The Effects of Project PACE on Adolescent Females' Physical Activity Readiness, thesis, May 1998; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279267/: accessed July 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .