Active living--the perception of older people with chronic conditions.

  title={Active living--the perception of older people with chronic conditions.},
  author={Beth G Fuller and Jennifer Stewart Williams and Julie E Byles},
  journal={Chronic illness},
  volume={6 4},
OBJECTIVES To describe and understand factors which enhance and impede participation in physical activity for older adults with and without chronic illness and develop a framework of health behaviours for 'active living'. METHODS A contrasting group framework was used to compare discussions in two sets of focus groups with relatively healthy and less healthy older adults. The thematic analysis was informed by the Transtheoretical Model, the Health Belief Model and Social Cognitive Theory… CONTINUE READING

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