A formative study exploring perceptions of physical activity and physical activity monitoring among children and young people with cystic fibrosis and health care professionals

@article{Shelley2018AFS,
  title={A formative study exploring perceptions of physical activity and physical activity monitoring among children and young people with cystic fibrosis and health care professionals},
  author={J. Shelley and S. Fairclough and Z. Knowles and K. Southern and P. McCormack and E. Dawson and L. Graves and C. Hanlon},
  journal={BMC Pediatrics},
  year={2018},
  volume={18}
}
BackgroundPhysical activity (PA) is associated with reduced hospitalisations and maintenance of lung function in patients with Cystic Fibrosis (CF). PA is therefore recommended as part of standard care. Despite this, there is no consensus for monitoring of PA and little is known about perceptions of PA monitoring among children and young people with CF. Therefore, the research aimed to explore patients’ perceptions of PA and the acceptability of using PA monitoring devices with children and… Expand
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