The purpose of this study was to understand the relationships of three predictor variables, exercise, diet, and Health Locus Of Control (HLOC) to the dependent variable of obesity.
What does HLOC stand for?
HLOC stands for Health Locus of Control
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We have 2 other meanings of HLOC in our Acronym Attic
- Hac Lege Nihil Rogatur (Latin: Everything Falls Under This Law, epigraphy)
- Hypoglossal/Lingual Artery Neurovascular Bundle
- High-Level Nuclear Waste
- Helicobacter-Like Organism
- Helicopter Landing Officer (offshore oil and gas industry)
- High Level Outcome (various organizations)
- High Lunar Orbit
- Hispanic Latino Outreach (Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence; Los Angeles-based program)
- Hot-line Operator
- Heat-Labile Opsonic Capacity
- Higher Level of Care (various organizations)
- Humboldt Light Opera Company (Arcata, CA)
- Hockey Ladies of Greatness (blog)
- Honest Leadership and Open Government Act
- Hysterically Laughing Out Loud (IRC)
- Hysterically Laughing Out Loud and Rolling Around While Clapping Hands and Wetting My Pants
- Healing Love Outreach Ministries (Broken Arrow, OK)
- Holland Land Office Museum (Batavia, NY)
- HMMWV Laser Ordnance Neutralization System
Samples in periodicals archive:
Health locus of control questionnaire for patients with chronic low back pain: psychometric properties of the Brazilian-Portuguese version Physiotherapy Research International.
Part 3 was the Multidimensional Health Locus of Control Scale (MHLOC) (Wallston, Wallston, & DeVillis, 1978), which measured respondents' beliefs about how much control they have over their SLE.
The Multidimensional Health Locus of Control (MHLOC) scale (Wallston, Wallston & DeVellis, 1978) has been widely used to measure the degree of importance individuals place on themselves, luck, and powerful others (such as healthcare professionals) in determining health status.
Adult attachment, coping style, and health locus of control as predictors of health behavior.
Univariate analyses showed that the CTS patients had significantly higher levels of anxiety, depression, and other health locus of control beliefs.
Later, Wallston, Wallston, and DeVellis (1978) developed the multidimensional health locus of control (MHLC) scale to measure expectancy beliefs related to health.
The stages of exercise adoption model was used to investigate exercise adoption and maintenance in a sample of 72 middle-aged men The concepts of exercise self-efficacy, decisional balance, self-rated health, perceived stress, and health locus of control were evaluated in terms of their impact upon exercise adoption.