'I can actually exercise if I want to; it isn't as hard as I thought': a qualitative study of the experiences and views of obese adolescents participating in an exercise therapy intervention.

@article{Daley2008ICA,
  title={'I can actually exercise if I want to; it isn't as hard as I thought': a qualitative study of the experiences and views of obese adolescents participating in an exercise therapy intervention.},
  author={Amanda Daley and Robert J Copeland and Neil P Wright and Jerry K. H. Wales},
  journal={Journal of health psychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={810-9}
}
A qualitative study nested within a randomized controlled trial explored obese adolescents' experiences of participation in an exercise therapy intervention. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with participants assigned to exercise therapy. Participants' reported feeling more energetic during and after exercise, than before. Many participants reported feeling happy/happier and expressed feeling better about themselves as individuals after the intervention. Most participants felt more… CONTINUE READING

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