TITLE

Looking for More Than Weight Loss and Fitness Gain: Psychosocial Dimensions Among Older Women in a Primary-Care Exercise-Referral Program

AUTHOR(S)
Hardcastle, Sarah; Taylor, Adrian H.
PUB. DATE
July 2001
SOURCE
Journal of Aging & Physical Activity;Jul2001, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p313
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the insights into the cultural and social processes experienced by older women in general practitioner exercise-referral program in Great Britain. Factors influencing the commitment of the aged to exercise programs; Description of the exercise-referral program; Importance of psychosocial dimensions and informal networks in the referral processes.
ACCESSION #
6163371

 

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