The influence of primary health care professionals in encouraging exercise and physical activity uptake among White and South Asian older adults: experiences of young older adults

Maria Horne, Dawn Skelton, Shaun Speed, Chris Todd

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Abstract

This study objective was to explore the influence of primary health care professionals in increasing exercise and physical activity among 60–70-year-old White and South Asian community dwellers. Fifteen focus groups and 40 in-depth interviews with community dwelling White and South Asian 60–70-year olds. The sample was selected to include people with very different experiences of participation and non-participation in exercise and physical activity. Data were analysed using framework analysis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)97-103
Number of pages7
JournalPatient Education and Counseling
Volume78
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2010

Keywords

  • primary healthcare
  • exercise
  • physical activity

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