A physical activity program to mobilize older people: a practical and sustainable approach.

@article{Jancey2008APA,
  title={A physical activity program to mobilize older people: a practical and sustainable approach.},
  author={J. Jancey and A. Clarke and P. Howat and A. Lee and T. Shilton and John K. Fisher},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  year={2008},
  volume={48 2},
  pages={
          251-7
        }
}
PURPOSE Despite the documented benefits of physical activity, it remains difficult to motivate older adults to start and maintain regular physical activity. This study tested an innovative intervention for mobilizing older adults into a neighborhood-based walking program. DESIGN AND METHODS Researchers recruited a total of 260 healthy but insufficiently active adults aged 65 to 74 years and randomly selected from the Australian electoral roll from 30 Perth metropolitan neighborhoods. Social… Expand
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