Attitudes and beliefs to the uptake and maintenance of physical activity among community-dwelling South Asians aged 60-70 years: a qualitative study

Maria Horne, Dawn Skelton, Shaun Speed, Chris Todd

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to identify the attitudes and beliefs associated with the uptake and adherence of physical activity among community-dwelling South Asians aged 60-70 years. Focus groups and in-depth interviews were conducted to explore motivational factors associated with initiating and maintaining physical activity. Data analysis followed the framework approach.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)417-423
Number of pages7
JournalPublic Health
Volume126
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2012

Keywords

  • South Asians
  • older adults
  • physical activity

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