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What is the primary role of a theory in health promotion practice?

Untangle and simplify complexities for human comprehension

How do psychologists typically use theories in their work?

To understand and predict behaviors

According to Glanz, Lewis & Viswanath (2008), what does a theory consist of?

Interrelated concepts, definitions, and propositions

What do sociologists mainly use theories for?

Explain actions & behaviors of society as a whole

In health promotion practice, how are theories, models, and frameworks utilized?

To understand, predict, and change behavior

How do McKenzie, Neiger, & Thackeray (2013) define a theory?

A systematic arrangement of fundamental principles

Which theory emphasizes the idea that behavior change is 'learned' through observation, imitation, and positive reinforcement?

Social cognitive theory

Which of the following is a critique mentioned in the text about Social Cognitive Theory (SCT)?

Over-reliance on individuals as agents of change

In the context of health promotion, what is a theory primarily used for?

Developing evidence-based interventions

What is the purpose of the construct 'Self-efficacy' in health promotion programs?

To measure confidence in performing a specific action

Which construct from the Health Belief Model addresses an individual's belief about the likelihood of becoming infected with a disease?

Perceived susceptibility

What does it mean for a health promotion program to be 'theory-based'?

It incorporates evidence-based theories and constructs

Which of the following best describes a 'concept' in health promotion theory?

A primary element of theories

What does 'self-efficacy' represent in social cognition theory?

Confidence in one's ability to exercise

Which theory was inspired by the study of reasons people seek or decline x-ray exams for tuberculosis?

Health Belief Model

What is the underlying assumption of the Theory of Reasoned Action (TRA)?

People consider the consequences of their behaviors before engaging in them

'Perceived behavioral control' in the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) originates from which concept?


What critique is often made about the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB)?

It focuses solely on cognitive elements and neglects emotions

What does the Theory of Planned Behaviour add to the Theory of Reasoned Action?

Perceived behavioural control

Which framework for understanding physical activity has seen a surge in research in the last decade?

Humanistic/organismic approaches

What is a key aspect of social cognitive approaches to physical activity?

Expectancies about outcomes and capability

Which is NOT mentioned as a factor influencing one's intention to be physically active according to the social cognitive approach?

Attitudes towards health

What is emphasized as a key factor in determining behavior according to the Theory of Planned Behaviour?

'Perceived behavioural control' over the behavior

Which framework provides a broader perspective of motivation by considering non-conscious and hedonic determinants of physical activity?

Dual process approaches

What is the main premise of social cognitive frameworks according to Rhodes et al.(2019)?

Individuals will engage in physical activity if they believe they are capable of enacting activity.

Why have social cognitive frameworks been continuously popular in promoting physical activity?

They consider factors like personal accomplishments and social encouragement.

What is a common critique of social cognitive frameworks?

They focus too much on short-term behavior changes.

In the context of humanistic/organismic frameworks, why was the inclusion of 'self-actualization' considered important?

It represents a fundamental aspect of human motivation and behavior.

What differentiates the concepts of 'social cognitive theory' and 'social cognitive frameworks'?

'Social cognitive theory' assumes individuals will engage in physical activity if they believe it is important, while 'social cognitive frameworks' have different assumptions.

How do the 'mini-theories' of the self-determination theory inform our understanding of motivation?

By considering individual differences in motivation tendencies, goal contents, environmental conditions, psychological needs, and innate tendencies to engage in activities.

What type of framework provides a useful perspective for understanding physical activity related behaviors?

Self-determination theory

Why have ecological frameworks like the social ecological model been adopted by health promotion practitioners?

They prioritize community participation and systems thinking

Which factor is emphasized by ecological frameworks in promoting health equity?

Community participation

What does the social ecological model consider to be influences on behaviors?

Direct, indirect, and interactive influences

How do ecological frameworks align with the foundations of health promotion?

By emphasizing interconnectedness of factors and community participation

Which term best describes the approach of ecological frameworks to understanding health issues?


What aspect of promotion strategies do ecological frameworks prioritize?

Promotion over prevention

How do ecological frameworks contribute to promoting health equity?

Addressing social determinants of health and advocating for policies

'Systems thinking' is prioritized in promoting health and well-being by which type of framework?

'Bottom-up' community-focused approaches

This quiz explores the Theory of Planned Behaviour, which includes the concept of 'perceived behavioural control' and its influence on health-related behaviors. Learn about the factors that affect one's intentions to engage in certain actions.

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