General and arthritis-specific barriers to moderate physical activity in women with arthritis.

@article{Brittain2011GeneralAA,
  title={General and arthritis-specific barriers to moderate physical activity in women with arthritis.},
  author={Danielle R. Brittain and Nancy C Gyurcsik and Mary R McElroy and Sara A Hillard},
  journal={Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health},
  year={2011},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={57-63}
}
BACKGROUND most women with arthritis are insufficiently active, despite the health benefits derived from participation in moderate physical activity (MPA). Understanding perceived barriers that make it difficult for women with arthritis to be active is needed to inform interventions. Barriers are often assessed through investigator-provided lists, containing mainly general, personal, and situational barriers, common across populations (e.g., lack of time). However, identifying an encompassing… CONTINUE READING