F F Sniehotta
Affiliation: University of Aberdeen
- Discontinuity patterns in stages of the precaution adoption process model: meat consumption during a livestock epidemicFalko F Sniehotta
School of Psychology, College of Life Sciences and Medicine, University of Aberdeen, UK
Br J Health Psychol 10:221-35. 2005..It was hypothesized that non-linear trends (discontinuity patterns) in perceived vulnerability, positive and negative outcome expectancies, procrastination, and self-efficacy might be observed across the stages...
- Long-term effects of two psychological interventions on physical exercise and self-regulation following coronary rehabilitationFalko F Sniehotta
School of Psychology, College of Life Sciences and Medicine, University of Aberdeen, King s College, William Guild Building, Aberdeen AB24 2UB, Scotland, UK
Int J Behav Med 12:244-55. 2005..Findings imply that interventions targeting self-regulatory skills can enable post-rehabilitation patients to reduce behavioral risk factors and facilitate intended lifestyle changes...
- The feasibility of using pedometers and brief advice to increase activity in sedentary older women--a pilot studyJacqui A Sugden
Section of Ageing and Health, Division of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 8:169. 2008..The aim of this pilot study was to evaluate the feasibility of the use of pedometers plus a theory-based intervention to assist sedentary older women to accumulate increasing amounts of physical activity, mainly through walking...
- Adoption of community-based cardiac rehabilitation programs and physical activity following phase III cardiac rehabilitation in Scotland: a prospective and predictive studyFalko F Sniehotta
School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
Psychol Health 25:839-54. 2010..Comparing theoretical models and rehabilitation behaviours contributes to the development of behaviour theory...
- Action plans and coping plans for physical exercise: A longitudinal intervention study in cardiac rehabilitationFalko F Sniehotta
University of Aberdeen, School of Psychology, College of Life Sciences and Medicine, King s College, Aberdeen, UK
Br J Health Psychol 11:23-37. 2006..The interventions comprised action plans on (a) when, where, and how to act, and (b) coping plans on how to deal with anticipated barriers...
- The role of action control in implementing intentions during the first weeks of behaviour changeFalko F Sniehotta
University of Aberdeen, School of Psychology, UK
Br J Soc Psychol 45:87-106. 2006..These findings emphasize the importance of self-regulatory mechanisms in the first weeks of trying to overcome a sedentary lifestyle. Action control may be a promising construct to narrow the intention-behaviour gap...
- Towards a theory of intentional behaviour change: plans, planning, and self-regulationFalko F Sniehotta
University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
Br J Health Psychol 14:261-73. 2009..Briefly review the current state of theorizing about volitional behaviour change and identification of challenges and possible solutions for future theory development...
- Randomized controlled trial of a one-minute intervention changing oral self-care behaviorF F Sniehotta
University of Aberdeen, College of Life Sciences and Medicine, King s College, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
J Dent Res 86:641-5. 2007..The intervention significantly affected flossing in that group at two-week and two-month follow-ups, as compared with the control group. This study provides evidence for the effects of a concise intervention on oral self-care behavior...
- Predicting changes in physical activity among adolescents: the role of self-efficacy, intention, action planning and coping planningVera Araujo-Soares
Faculty of Health ocial Care, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
Health Educ Res 24:128-39. 2009..Results suggest that the combination of high levels of action planning and coping planning is associated with increases in PA. Implications for theory of behaviour change in adolescents are discussed...
- With a little help from my goals: integrating intergoal facilitation with the theory of planned behaviour to predict physical activityJustin Presseau
School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, UK
Br J Health Psychol 15:905-19. 2010....
- Development and exploratory cluster-randomised opportunistic trial of a theory-based intervention to enhance physical activity among adolescentsVera Araujo-Soares
Alliance of Self Care Research and The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK
Psychol Health 24:805-22. 2009..However, no evidence was found for the changes in theoretical moderators to mediate the intervention effects on behaviour. Implications for theory and for future research are discussed...
- Preventive health behavior and adaptive accuracy of risk perceptionsBritta Renner
Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
Risk Anal 28:741-8. 2008..Possible foundations and implications of an adaptive accuracy of risk perceptions are discussed...
- Stage-specific effects of an action control intervention on dental flossingBenjamin Schuz
Department of Health Psychology PF 10, Freie Universitat Berlin, Habelschwerdter Allee 45, D 14195 Berlin, Germany
Health Educ Res 22:332-41. 2007..This supports the usefulness of stage assumptions and the advantage of tailoring interventions to participants who reside either in the motivational or in the volitional stage...
- Adherence to a daily flossing regimen in university students: effects of planning when, where, how and what to do in the face of barriersBenjamin Schuz
Department of Health Psychology, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
J Clin Periodontol 33:612-9. 2006..Recent research suggests that motivation alone may not suffice to predict behaviour, and proposes if-then-planning. This study aims to predict flossing adherence from social cognitive variables and planning...
- Physical activity and depressive symptoms in cardiac rehabilitation: long-term effects of a self-management interventionUrte Scholz
University of Zurich, Switzerland
Soc Sci Med 62:3109-20. 2006..Thus, self-management strategies to help patients attain their goals should be part of rehabilitation programs...
- Increasing physical exercise levels: age-specific benefits of planningUrte Scholz
University of Zurich, Department of Psychology, Social and Health Psychology, Binzmuehlestr 14 Box 14, CH 8050, Zurich, Switzerland
J Aging Health 19:851-66. 2007....