Motivators of and Barriers to Engaging in Physical Activity: Perspectives of Low-Income Culturally Diverse Adolescents and Adults.

@article{Bragg2009MotivatorsOA,
  title={Motivators of and Barriers to Engaging in Physical Activity: Perspectives of Low-Income Culturally Diverse Adolescents and Adults.},
  author={Marie A. Bragg and Carolyn M. Tucker and Lily B Kaye and Frederic F. Desmond},
  journal={American journal of health education},
  year={2009},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={146-154}
}
Background Obesity rates are rising in the United States, especially among low-income and racial/ethnic minority individuals. Exploring motivators and barriers relative to engaging in physical activity is imperative. Purpose The purpose of this study was to identify motivators and barriers relative to engagement in physical activity as reported by culturally diverse low-income adolescents and adults. Methods A total of 91 adolescent (11 to 15 years of age) and adult (18 years of age or… CONTINUE READING