Physical activity barriers and facilitators among working mothers and fathers

  title={Physical activity barriers and facilitators among working mothers and fathers},
  author={Emily L Mailey and Jennifer Huberty and Danae Dinkel and Edward McAuley},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
BACKGROUND The transition to parenthood is consistently associated with declines in physical activity. In particular, working parents are at risk for inactivity, but research exploring physical activity barriers and facilitators in this population has been scarce. The purpose of this study was to qualitatively examine perceptions of physical activity among working parents. METHODS Working mothers (n = 13) and fathers (n = 12) were recruited to participate in one of four focus group sessions… CONTINUE READING
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