"Are Your Clients Having Fun?" The Implications of Respondents' Preferences for the Delivery of Group Exercise Programs for Falls Prevention.

@article{McPhate2016AreYC,
  title={"Are Your Clients Having Fun?" The Implications of Respondents' Preferences for the Delivery of Group Exercise Programs for Falls Prevention.},
  author={Lucy McPhate and Emily M Simek and Terry P Haines and Keith D. Hill and Caroline F. Finch and Lesley Day},
  journal={Journal of aging and physical activity},
  year={2016},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={129-38}
}
BACKGROUND Group exercise has been shown to be effective in preventing falls; however, adherence to these interventions is often poor. Older adults' preferences for how these programs can be delivered are unknown. OBJECTIVE To identify older people's preferences for how group exercise programs for falls prevention can be delivered. DESIGN A two-wave, cross-sectional, state-wide telephone survey was undertaken. Respondents were community-dwelling men and women aged 70+ in Victoria, Australia… CONTINUE READING
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