Theory of planned behavior-based predictors of playing-related musculoskeletal disorders prevention practices

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dc.contributor Leaver-Dunn, Deidre
dc.contributor Knowlden, Adam P.
dc.contributor Ozzello, Kenneth
dc.contributor Turner, Lori W.
dc.contributor Torres-McGehee, Toni
dc.contributor.advisor Leaver-Dunn, Deidre
dc.contributor.author Burns, Nancy Jean
dc.date.accessioned 2017-07-28T14:12:11Z
dc.date.available 2017-07-28T14:12:11Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.other u0015_0000001_0002614
dc.identifier.other Burns_alatus_0004D_13108
dc.identifier.uri http://ir.ua.edu/handle/123456789/3211
dc.description Electronic Thesis or Dissertation
dc.description.abstract Playing-related musculoskeletal disorders inhibit musicians from playing at a level to which they are accustomed. Music performance occurs at submaximal physical activity levels, but musculoskeletal injury can happen at any age or experience level. Physical conditioning as a measure to prevent injuries is unstandardized. College marching band members are a subgroup of performing artists that lack attention, despite the high prevalence of musculoskeletal injury. Prevention-programs musicians have not included marching musicians and did not seek to predict the use of predictive exercise, only symptoms were tracked studied. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to develop and validate a theory of planned behavior-based questionnaire to predict the use of preventive exercises to prevent playing-related musculoskeletal disorders. The Playing-Related Musculoskeletal Disorder Care Questionnaire, a 34-item questionnaire was constructed following an elicitation study of former marching band members (N = 12). An expert panel (N = 4) determined the face and content validity of the questionnaire and its reliability determined by test-retest (N = 22). Only the perceived behavioral control construct (rs = 0.828, p < .01) was found to be reliable. However, the internal consistency, assessed using Cronbach’s alpha, was shown to be moderately-adequate high11. Lastly, structural equation modeling via confirmatory factor analysis maximum likelihood method specified the interplay between the measurement model and the structural model. Thus, the relationship between the TPB constructs (attitude toward the behavior, subjective norms, and perceived behavioral control) and behavioral intention was non-significant despite adequate model fit (χ2 = 134.175, df = 74, p = .000; KA = 1.8; GFI = .891; NFI = .915; RMSEA = .073). Findings from the present research showed the Playing-Related Musculoskeletal Disorder Care Questionnaire to be reliable, but not valid. However, the rigorous methodological approach emphasized (1) the uniqueness of the population, (2) highlights the critical elements that drive individual beliefs, and (3) provide strategies for improving health outcomes.
dc.format.extent 183 p.
dc.format.medium electronic
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language English
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher University of Alabama Libraries
dc.relation.ispartof The University of Alabama Electronic Theses and Dissertations
dc.relation.ispartof The University of Alabama Libraries Digital Collections
dc.relation.hasversion born digital
dc.rights All rights reserved by the author unless otherwise indicated.
dc.subject.other Health education
dc.subject.other Behavioral sciences
dc.title Theory of planned behavior-based predictors of playing-related musculoskeletal disorders prevention practices
dc.type thesis
dc.type text
etdms.degree.department University of Alabama. Dept. of Health Science
etdms.degree.discipline Health Education/Promotion
etdms.degree.grantor The University of Alabama
etdms.degree.level doctoral
etdms.degree.name Ph.D.


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