Development and psychometric evaluation of the Dialysis patient-perceived Exercise Benefits and Barriers Scale.

@article{Zheng2010DevelopmentAP,
  title={Development and psychometric evaluation of the Dialysis patient-perceived Exercise Benefits and Barriers Scale.},
  author={J. D. Zheng and Li-ming You and Tanqi Q Lou and Nian-Chang Chen and De-yuan Lai and Yan-yi Liang and Ying-na Li and Ying-Ming Gu and Shao-Fen Lv and Cui-Qiu Zhai},
  journal={International journal of nursing studies},
  year={2010},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={166-80}
}
BACKGROUND Perceptions of exercise benefits and barriers affect exercise behavior. Because of the clinical course and treatment, dialysis patients differ from the general population in their perceptions of exercise benefits and barriers, especially the latter. At present, no valid instruments for assessing perceived exercise benefits and barriers in dialysis patients are available. OBJECTIVES Our goal was to develop and test the psychometric properties of the Dialysis patient-perceived… CONTINUE READING

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