Motivators, facilitators, and barriers to physical activity in older adults: A qualitative study

Wendy Miller, Patrick R. Brown

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Abstract

In this descriptive, qualitative research study, the researchers used semistructured interviews with older adults who engaged in regular physical activity to identify common motivators, facilitators, and barriers to participating in regular exercise. The authors used these interviews to identify major themes and discuss implications for population health.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)216-224
Number of pages9
JournalHolistic Nursing Practice
Volume31
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017

Keywords

  • Exercise
  • Geriatrics and gerontology
  • Older adults
  • Physical activity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Complementary and alternative medicine
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing

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