Little is known about the relationship between attitudes and characteristics of instructors and uptake and adherence of older people to exercise classes. This article explores these issues. authors surveyed 731 UK exercise instructors with specialist older adult exercise qualifications. A questionnaire investigated instructors’ characteristics and attitudes toward older adults’ participation in exercise.
|Number of pages||17|
|Journal||Journal of Aging and Physical Activity|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 2012|
- exercise classes
- older people
Hawley, H., Skelton, D., Campbell, M., & Todd, C. (2012). Are the attitudes of exercise instructors who work with older adults influenced by training and personal characteristics? Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 20, 47-63. http://journals.humankinetics.com/japa-back-issues/japa-volume-20-issue-1-january/are-the-attitudes-of-exercise-instructors-who-work-with-older-adults-influenced-by-training-and-personal-characteristics