It has been suggested that individuals with chronic conditions can benefit from formulating plans to engage in regular physical activity, however, the success of these plans have rarely been evaluated.

So, what can be learned from studying aggregated behaviour to aid successful plan enactment?


Dr Benjamin Gardner, senior lecturer in Psychology at King’s College London together with study co-authors Lena Fleig, Jan Keller, Sonia Lippke , Sarah Pomp and Amelie U. Wiedemann, examined the content of user-specified plans and whether participants were more likely to enact their plans if they were highly specific, viable, and instrumental.

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