James F Konopack

Summary

Affiliation: Monmouth University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Efficacy-mediated effects of spirituality and physical activity on quality of life: a path analysis
    James F Konopack
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:57. 2012
  2. pmc Correlates of functional fitness in older adults
    James F Konopack
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Int J Behav Med 15:311-8. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Physical activity enhances long-term quality of life in older adults: efficacy, esteem, and affective influences
    Steriani Elavsky
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Ann Behav Med 30:138-45. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and functional limitations in older women: influence of self-efficacy
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:P270-7. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Influence of self-efficacy on the functional relationship between ratings of perceived exertion and exercise intensity
    Liang Hu
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 27:303-8; quiz 309-10. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, self-efficacy, and self-esteem: longitudinal relationships in older adults
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P268-75. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of physical activity behavior in older adults
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Health Psychol 26:375-80. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Measuring disability and function in older women: psychometric properties of the late-life function and disability instrument
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois, 336 Freer Hall, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:901-9. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and quality of life in older adults: influence of health status and self-efficacy
    Edward McAuley
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Department of Kinesiology, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Ann Behav Med 31:99-103. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of self-efficacy on physical activity enjoyment in college-aged women
    Liang Hu
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA
    Int J Behav Med 14:92-6. 2007

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Efficacy-mediated effects of spirituality and physical activity on quality of life: a path analysis
    James F Konopack
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:57. 2012
    ..In the same vein, spirituality may be a salient quality of life determinant for many individuals...
  2. pmc Correlates of functional fitness in older adults
    James F Konopack
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Int J Behav Med 15:311-8. 2008
    ..Self-efficacy has been shown to be both an antecedent and determinant of behaviors such as physical activity and may explain variance in the performance of functional tasks among older adults...
  3. ncbi request reprint Physical activity enhances long-term quality of life in older adults: efficacy, esteem, and affective influences
    Steriani Elavsky
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Ann Behav Med 30:138-45. 2005
    ..However, little is known about the long-term effects of physical activity and even less about the possible mediators of this relationship...
  4. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and functional limitations in older women: influence of self-efficacy
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:P270-7. 2006
    ..Of particular relevance is the fact that both physical activity and self-efficacy represent important, modifiable factors that can enhance function...
  5. ncbi request reprint Influence of self-efficacy on the functional relationship between ratings of perceived exertion and exercise intensity
    Liang Hu
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 27:303-8; quiz 309-10. 2007
    ..Little empirical efforts have been made to determine how psychological factors influence changes in RPE. This study examined the influence of self-efficacy expectations on changes in RPE as a function of exercise intensity...
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, self-efficacy, and self-esteem: longitudinal relationships in older adults
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P268-75. 2005
    ..We recommend further testing of the Exercise and Self-Esteem Model, with special attention being paid to assessing multiple aspects of PA and SE...
  7. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of physical activity behavior in older adults
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Health Psychol 26:375-80. 2007
    ..To examine the contribution of social-cognitive factors (self-efficacy and affect) in predicting long-term physical activity in a sample of older adults (N=174)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Measuring disability and function in older women: psychometric properties of the late-life function and disability instrument
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois, 336 Freer Hall, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:901-9. 2005
    ..The present study examined the psychometric properties and construct validity of the LL-FDI measure in a sample of older women...
  9. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and quality of life in older adults: influence of health status and self-efficacy
    Edward McAuley
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Department of Kinesiology, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Ann Behav Med 31:99-103. 2006
    ..Measures of health status and global well-being represent common methods of assessing QOL outcomes, yet little has been done to determine the nature of the relationship of these outcomes with physical activity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of self-efficacy on physical activity enjoyment in college-aged women
    Liang Hu
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA
    Int J Behav Med 14:92-6. 2007
    ..However, enjoyment after the moderate intensity exercise bout did not differ between the two conditions. These results imply that efficacy may be an important influence of physical activity enjoyment, particularly at higher intensities...
  11. ncbi request reprint Does self-efficacy influence leg muscle pain during cycling exercise?
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801 3895, USA
    J Pain 7:301-7. 2006
    ..The results imply that our manipulation of self-efficacy for prolonged exercise does not influence leg muscle pain during moderate-intensity exercise among low to moderately active young females...
  12. doi request reprint Neuroanatomical correlates of aging, cardiopulmonary fitness level, and education
    Brian A Gordon
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
    Psychophysiology 45:825-38. 2008
    ..These data suggest that fitness and education may both be predictive of preserved cognitive function in aging through separable effects on brain structure...
  13. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms among older adults: long-term reduction after a physical activity intervention
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Behav Med 28:385-94. 2005
    ..This study supports the effectiveness of an exercise intervention for the sustained reduction of depressive symptoms among sedentary older adults and physical self-esteem as a potential mediator of this effect...
  14. ncbi request reprint Physical activity-related well-being in older adults: social cognitive influences
    Edward McAuley
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 336 Freer Hall, 906 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Psychol Aging 20:295-302. 2005
    ..Findings suggest the social cognitive context of the exercise experience may have influence on exercise-related well-being...