Perceived barriers and motivators to exercise in hemodialysis patients.

  title={Perceived barriers and motivators to exercise in hemodialysis patients.},
  author={Eric D Goodman and Mary B Ballou},
  journal={Nephrology nursing journal : journal of the American Nephrology Nurses' Association},
  volume={31 1},
Kidney failure and hemodialysis are associated with numerous physical and psychological symptoms and complications, some of which can be reduced or eliminated by adequate exercise. Dialysis patients, however, tend to be quite sedentary on average, which can further complicate their physical and mental health. The goal of this study was to investigate perceptions of barriers and motivators for exercise among hemodialysis patients. It was hypothesized that increased barriers would be associated… CONTINUE READING

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