Participation levels of physical activity programs for community-dwelling older adults: a systematic review

@inproceedings{Deijl2014ParticipationLO,
  title={Participation levels of physical activity programs for community-dwelling older adults: a systematic review},
  author={Marielle van der Deijl and A. A. M. Etman and Carlijn Barbara Maria Kamphuis and Frank J. van Lenthe},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Although many physical activity (PA) programs have been implemented and tested for effectiveness, high participation levels are needed in order to achieve public health impact. This study aimed to determine participation levels of PA programs aimed to improve PA among community-dwelling older adults. METHODS We searched five databases up until March 2013 (PubMed, PubMed publisher, Cochrane Library, EMBASE, and Web of Science) to identify English-written studies investigating the… CONTINUE READING