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COJ Nursing & Healthcare

Self-Efficacy of Exercise in Elderly Diabetes People: A Concept Analysis

  • Open or Close Somsak Thojampa* and Kenje Gunda

    Faculty of Nursing, Naresuan University, Thailand

    *Corresponding author: Somsak Thojampa, Lecturer, Faculty of Nursing, Naresuan University, 9 Moo 9, Thapho, Muang, Phitsanulok, 65000 Thailand

Submission: January 16, 2019;Published: February 08, 2019

DOI: 10.31031/COJNH.2019.04.000598

ISSN: 2577-2007
Volume4 Issue5


This paper aims to explore the meaning of self-efficacy with regard to exercise in elderly diabetes people. Using concept analysis, it discusses cases showing Thai diabetes people and how they manage their health behavior changes such as exercise. Moreover, analysis of the concept of self-efficacy provides information which is related to clinical usefulness and can assist health care professionals in communicating the same notion when discussing the concept.

Keywords: Concept; Self efficacy; Diabetes; Exercise

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