Health Promotion Model And Theories Of Social Cognitive Theory Essay

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Health Promotion Model and Theories Social Cognitive Theory, Health Belief Model, and Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change are the three models I chose to discuss. An electronic database searched was completed. Three articles were chosen to summarize and discuss each of the above models. Social Cognitive Theory The article by Son et al. (2011) studies the effect of social cognitive factors among middle-aged and older adults’ leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) participation. The social cognitive factors are the outcome expectations, constraints, exercise identity, and self-regulation. The result was extracted and analyzed using a 271 survey responses. The study revealed the social cognitive factors are important in understanding LTPA and have implications for LTPA programs for middle-aged to older adults. Social Cognitive Theory (SCT) assumes personal, social, and environmental factors interact with each other (Pender et al., 2014, p. 32). The interaction forms behaviors and beliefs. The study applied SCT concepts to understanding the behaviors and beliefs that influence the middle-aged to older adults LTPA participation. The Knowledge will be helpful in forming an appropriate and a successful program for this population. Health Belief Model Adams et al. (2014) investigated the attitude and beliefs associated with lower immunization rate among patients who are receiving hemodialysis in an outpatient setting. The study used health belief model (HBM) to explain

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