Low exercise among children with asthma: a culture of over protection? A qualitative study of experiences and beliefs.

@article{Williams2010LowEA,
  title={Low exercise among children with asthma: a culture of over protection? A qualitative study of experiences and beliefs.},
  author={Brian Williams and Gaylor Hoskins and Jannette Pow and Ron Neville and Somnath Mukhopadhyay and Joanne Coyle},
  journal={The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  year={2010},
  volume={60 577},
  pages={e319-26}
}
BACKGROUND Research shows that children are insufficiently active in most affluent societies. Although children with asthma may particularly benefit from physical activity, they are less active than their peers. AIM To explore the reasons for low physical activity levels among children with asthma and to identify strategies to improve activity. DESIGN OF STUDY A qualitative study using in-depth interviews and focus groups. SETTING Six GP practices, a Paediatric Respiratory Unit, and four… CONTINUE READING

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