Health behaviour change theory meets falls prevention : Feasibility of a habit-based balance and strength exercise intervention for older adults

@inproceedings{Fleig2016HealthBC,
  title={Health behaviour change theory meets falls prevention : Feasibility of a habit-based balance and strength exercise intervention for older adults},
  author={Lena Fleig and Megan M. McAllister and Peggy Chen and Julie Iverson and Kate Milne and Heather A. McKay and Lindy Clemson and Maureen C Ashe},
  year={2016}
}
Objectives: Habit formation is a proposed mechanism for behaviour maintenance. Very few falls prevention studies have adopted this as an intervention framework and outcome. Therefore, we tested feasibility of a theory-based behaviour change intervention that encouraged women to embed balance and strength exercises into daily life routines (e.g., eating, self-care routines). Design: The EASY LiFE study was a mixed-methods, 4-month feasibility intervention that included seven group-based sessions… CONTINUE READING