Physical Inactivity and Related Barriers: A Study in a Community Dwelling of Older Brazilians

@inproceedings{Gobbi2012PhysicalIA,
  title={Physical Inactivity and Related Barriers: A Study in a Community Dwelling of Older Brazilians},
  author={Sebasti{\~a}o Gobbi and E Sebasti{\~a}o and Camila Bosquiero Papini and Priscila Missaki Nakamura and Am{\'e}rico Valdanha Netto and L{\'i}lian Teresa Bucken Gobbi and Eduardo Kokubun},
  booktitle={Journal of aging research},
  year={2012}
}
This study sought to investigate the prevalence of physical inactivity and related barriers in older Brazilian adults. A cross-sectional, population-based study was conducted, and a stratified random sampling procedure was used. A total of 359 older adults were interviewed. The long version of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) and the Questionnaire of Barriers to Physical Activity Practice were used to assess physical activity level and barriers, respectively. No… CONTINUE READING

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