Determinants of sports, cycling, walking and overall leisure-time physical activity among postmenopausal women in Germany.

@article{Steindorf2010DeterminantsOS,
  title={Determinants of sports, cycling, walking and overall leisure-time physical activity among postmenopausal women in Germany.},
  author={Karen Steindorf and Jenny Chang-Claude and Dieter Flesch-Janys and Martina E Schmidt},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2010},
  volume={13 11},
  pages={1905-14}
}
OBJECTIVE Convincing evidence exists for a beneficial effect of physical activity (PA) on health and well-being for elderly women. Nevertheless, many women in Germany are insufficiently physically active. Activity promotion programmes should target women in particular need. Thus, we examined subject-related determinants of PA for postmenopausal women in Germany. DESIGN Associations of sociodemographic, anthropometric, lifestyle and health-related factors with activity since the age of 50… CONTINUE READING