Weiss publishes in American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine
Maureen Weiss, professor in the School of Kinesiology and co-director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport, along with former doctoral student Cheryl Stuntz, St. Lawrence University, published a state-of-the-art review that highlights the psychological and social predictors of physical activity among youth. The pathways to enhancing physical activity motivation and positive health outcomes include four ingredients: perceptions of competence, sense of choice or autonomy, supportive relationships, and enjoyment of participation. The full reference of the article is: Stuntz, C.P., & Weiss, M.R. (2010). Motivating children and adolescents to sustain a physically active lifestyle. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, 4(5), 433-444.