"What I wish you knew": Social barriers toward physical activity in youth with congenital heart disease (CHD).

@article{Moola2011WhatIW,
  title={"What I wish you knew": Social barriers toward physical activity in youth with congenital heart disease (CHD).},
  author={Fiona Jasmine Moola and Caroline Fusco and Joel A. Kirsh},
  journal={Adapted physical activity quarterly : APAQ},
  year={2011},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={56-77}
}
Despite the benefits of physical activity for youth with congenital heart disease (CHD), most patients are inactive. Although literature has addressed medical and psychological barriers to participation, little is known about the social barriers that youth encounter. This qualitative study explored sociocultural barriers to physical activity from the perspective of 17 youth with CHD. The main theme, "what I wish you knew," was related to all other themes-youths' efforts to resolve "disclosure… CONTINUE READING