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Promoting Exercise Adherence Through Groups: A Self-Categorization Theory Perspective

Beauchamp, Mark R.

doi: 10.1249/JES.0000000000000177
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The hypothesis presented in this paper is that adherence to exercise programs can be understood, and fostered through intervention, by considering how social identities form within group settings. This paper explains these processes from a self-categorization theory perspective.

The University of British Columbia

Correspondence: Mark R. Beauchamp, PhD, School of Kinesiology, The University of British Columbia, 122-6081 University Blvd, Vancouver, British Columbia, B6T 1Z1, Canada. E-mail: mark.beauchamp@ubc.ca (w) 604 822 4864.

Funding: The author did not receive funding for this article.

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