Physical activity promotion in general practice--patient attitudes.

  title={Physical activity promotion in general practice--patient attitudes.},
  author={Carolyn Raina Elley and Sarah Dean and Ngaire Kerse},
  journal={Australian family physician},
  volume={36 12},
BACKGROUND Long term adherence to primary care physical activity intervention is poor. This study explored attitudes and subjective experiences of those who received such an intervention. METHODS Nested qualitative study within mixed methods approach, involving 15 sedentary adults from urban and rural general practices in New Zealand. Semistructured telephone interviews were conducted, transcribed, and analysed using an inductive approach to identify themes. RESULTS Four themes emerged… CONTINUE READING

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