The Application of Theoretical Models in the Studies of Physical Activity Behaviors of the Elderly in China


  • Yuquan Chen College of Public Health Hebei University
  • Yuqi Wang College of Public Health Hebei University
  • Fanxuan Meng College of Public Health Hebei University
  • Zifei Du College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Hebei University
  • Qun Zuo College of Public Health Hebei University



By using the method of literature review, this paper introduces the popular theoretical models which have shown to better explain physical activity behaviors at a certain degree, summarizes the dominating theoretical models in the studies of physical activity behaviors of the elderly in China. In addition, shortcomings and future prospects are pointed out at the end.


The application of theoretical models, The elderly, Physical activity behaviors, China


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