Evaluation of Progressive Team Intervention on Promoting Physical Exercise Behavior

  • Xinyan GuoEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Multidisciplinary Industrial Engineering book series (LNMUINEN)


Focusing on parts of urban residents, which were divided into two groups, intervention group (165 people) and control group (178 people), a “5As” physical exercise behavior intervention process (Ask, Access, Advice, Assist and Arrange) was applied to the intervention group people with auxiliary materials including intervention manuals and exercise prescriptions. The baseline data and the tracking data of the two groups were collected and analyzed by descriptive statistics, comparison of means, analysis of variance and correlation analysis to study the effectiveness of intervention. The results of tracking survey showed that residents had better acceptance for the use of intervention. Before and after the intervention, there was a certain change about the residents’ physical exercise behavior and there were significant differences in the behavior variables (P \(<0.05\)). Physical exercise behavior belongs to preventive innovation which requires corresponding health education and intervention. The research adopts a step by step mode to implement targeted intervention measures, and peer groups make it easier to accept and prove to be efficient for the individuals. And the research provides a new idea and method for the physical exercise intervention.


Physical exercise behavior Progressive intervention Tracking survey Urban resident 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Economy and Management Faculty in Chengdu Sport InstituteChengduPeople’s Republic of China

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