Ego-Depletion’s Role In Reaching Exercise Goals
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Dr. Amanda Rebar started as a post-doctoral research fellow with CPAS in May, 2013. She completed her PhD (2013) in Kinesiology at Pennsylvania State University. Her research interests include physical activity motivation - specifically automatic regulation of physical activity (e.g., habits, automatic evaluations), and the mental health benefits of physical activity. She loves structural equation modelling, hierarchical linear modelling, and the open-source data analyses program, R.

                       

Ego-Depletion’s Role In Reaching Exercise Goals

It’s the time of year that many people are starting to give up on their New Year’s resolutions. If you are one of the many who have given up on their goal for the year, it may be worth taking on a new perspective of motivation for the year to come. The results of our study, published in Psychology of Sport and Exercise , demonstrate that motivation isn’t just the result of a one-off decision, but rather a process that...

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