Older adults' perceived physical activity enablers and barriers: a multicultural perspective.

@article{Mathews2010OlderAP,
  title={Older adults' perceived physical activity enablers and barriers: a multicultural perspective.},
  author={A. Mathews and S. Laditka and J. Laditka and S. Wilcox and S. Corwin and R. Liu and D. Friedman and R. Hunter and Winston Tseng and R. Logsdon},
  journal={Journal of aging and physical activity},
  year={2010},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={
          119-40
        }
}
This study identified perceived physical activity (PA) enablers and barriers among a racially/ethnically and geographically diverse group of older adults. Data were from 42 focus groups conducted with African Americans, American Indians, Latinos, Chinese, Vietnamese, and non-Hispanic Whites (hereafter Whites). Constant-comparison methods were used to analyze the data. Common barriers were health problems, fear of falling, and inconvenience. Common enablers were positive outcome expectations… Expand

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