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Bryan Blissmer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physical Education & Exercise Science, URI




McAuley, E., Blissmer, B., Marquez, D., Jerome, G., Kramer, A. & Katula, J. (in press). Social relations, physical activity and well-being in older adults.

McAuley, E., Blissmer, B., & Marquez, D.X. (in press). Self-Efficacy: Antecedents and Outcomes of Physical Activity. To appear in F. Cury and P. Sarrazin (Eds.) Advances in Motivation Theories in Sport. Paris, France: French University Press

McAuley, E., & Blissmer, B. (in press). Self-Efficacy and Attributional Processes in Physical Activity. To appear in T.S. Horn (Ed.), Advances in Sport Psychology 2nd Edition. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

McAuley, E., Blissmer, B., Katula, J., Mihalko, S. L., & Duncan, T. E. (2000). Physical activity, self-esteem, and self-efficacy relationships in older adults: A randomized controlled trial. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 22, 131-139.

McAuley, E., & Blissmer, B. (2000). Social cognitive determinants and consequences of physical activity. Exercise and Sports Science Reviews, 21, 85-88.

McAuley, E., Katula, J.A., Blissmer, B., & Duncan, T.E. (1999). Exercise environment, self-efficacy, and affective responses to acute exercise in older adults. Psychology and Health: An International Journal, 15, 1-15.

McAuley, E., Katula, J., Mihalko, S., Blissmer, B., Duncan, T., Peña, M., & Dunn, E. (1999). Mode of physical activity differentially influence self-efficacy in older adults: A latent growth curve analysis. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 54B, P283-P292.


Ingham, A.G., Blissmer, B.J., & Davidson, K.W. (1999). The expendable prolympic self: Going beyond the boundaries of the sociology and psychology of sport. Sociology of Sport Journal, 16, 236-268.

Katula, J.A., Blissmer, B., & McAuley, E. (1999). Exercise intensity and self-efficacy effects on anxiety reduction in healthy, older adults. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 22, 233-247.

Kimiecik, J.C., & Blissmer (1998). Applied exercise psychology: Measurement issues. In J.L. Duda (Ed.), Advances in Sport and Exercise Psychology (pp. 447-460). Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology, Inc.