Building motivation and sustainability into the prescription and recommendations for physical activity and exercise therapy: the evidence.

@article{Rhodes2009BuildingMA,
  title={Building motivation and sustainability into the prescription and recommendations for physical activity and exercise therapy: the evidence.},
  author={Ryan E. Rhodes and Bonnie Fiala},
  journal={Physiotherapy theory and practice},
  year={2009},
  volume={25 5-6},
  pages={424-41}
}
Client adherence to exercises prescribed by a physical therapist is very important to successful treatment outcomes. Unfortunately, many clients struggle with adherence and thus efficient and effective motivational interventions are desirable. The purpose of this article was to review the available evidence for: 1) the modifiable factors associated with adherence to physical therapy recommended exercise and 2) the efficacy of exercise intervention efforts to make conclusions and suggestions… CONTINUE READING