TitleSocial media use and physical activity: To share or not to share?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsMerkel, JC, Kin, NT, Scott, CB, Skala, HN, Cardinal, BJ
JournalJournal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance
Pagination70 - 70
Date Published12/2018

Pinkerton, Tobin, Querfurth, Pena and Wilson (2017) Pinkerton, S., Tobin, J. L., Querfurth, S. C., Pena, I. M., & Wilson, K. S. (2017). “Those sweet, sweet likes”: Sharing physical activity over social network sites. Computers in Human Behavior, 59(Supplement C), 128–135. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2016.12.028[Crossref], , [Google Scholar] analyzed the natural interactions between the use of social networking sites and physical activity. With the growing influence that social media has on our lives, it is important to understand what role this plays in relation to health promotion and physical activity. What reasons do people have for sharing or not sharing information about their physical activity, and how do people respond to postings by others?

Short TitleJournal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance