Effective recruitment and retention of older adults in physical activity research: PALS study.

@article{Jancey2006EffectiveRA,
  title={Effective recruitment and retention of older adults in physical activity research: PALS study.},
  author={Jonine Jancey and Peter A Howat and Andy H. Lee and Ann Clarke and Trevor R Shilton and John N. D. Fisher and Helena Iredell},
  journal={American journal of health behavior},
  year={2006},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={626-35}
}
OBJECTIVES To develop strategies to recruit and retain inactive older adults into a physical activity program. METHODS Names of 7378 older adults were obtained from 60 neighborhoods. Then, 6401 potential subjects were matched to telephone numbers and phoned. Subjects meeting the screening criteria were invited to join the program (n = 4209). Walk leaders and social support were used to enhance retention. RESULTS Five hundred seventy-three subjects were recruited (260 intervention and 313… CONTINUE READING

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