Behavioural Medicine & Health Psychology (Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation)
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Physical Activity Information Seeking and Advertising Recall
Plotnikoff, R., Bauman, A., Berry, T. R., Spence, J. C.
Abstract: The purposes of this research were to examine the characteristics of those who look for physical activity-related information, where they find it, and to examine what types of physical activity-related advertisements are recalled (i.e., publicly funded or commercial). These purposes...
Farhadifar, F., Taymoori, P., Berry, T.
Objective: Despite evidence that screening for breast cancer is effective, adherence with screening recommendations in Iranian women is low. The purposes of this study were to (1) identify the associations between individual characteristics, related health beliefs, and stages of mammography...
SARS Wars: An Examination of the Quantity and Construction of Health Information in the News Media
SARS Wars: An Examination of the Quantity and Construction of Health Information in the News MediaDownload
Wharf-Higgins, J., Naylor, P. J., Berry, T. R.
Abstract: The media have the power to sway public perception of health issues by choosing what to publish and the context in which to present information. The media may influence an individual's tendency to overestimate the risk of some health issues while underestimating the risk of others,...
Fraser, S. N., Spence, J. C., Garcia Bengoechea, E., McGannon, K. R., Berry, T. R., Loitz, C. C.
Background: Physical inactivity has been a significant health concern among the Canadian population over the last decade. Purpose: To study the trend in leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) of Albertans from 2000 to 2011 and to assesses the relationship between sociodemographic factors and LTPA....
The relationship between implicit and explicit believability of exercise-related messages and intentions
The relationship between implicit and explicit believability of exercise-related messages and intentionsDownload
Berry, Tanya R., Jones, Kelvin E., McLeod, Nicole C., Spence, John C.
Abstract: Objective: This research explored whether implicit or explicit believability of exercise advertising predicted attitudes and intentions. It was hypothesized that implicit believability would be a stronger predictor of attitudes than explicit believability and that implicit believability...
Who’s Even Interested in the Exercise Message? Attentional Bias for Exercise and Sedentary Lifestyle Related WordsDownload
No research exists that examines attentional bias for exercise related stimuli, yet this is an important area as it is possible that nonexercisers are not paying attention to exercise related cues, thereby limiting the potential effectiveness of health promotion advertising. This research used a...