Physicians and exercise promotion.

  title={Physicians and exercise promotion.},
  author={Barbara Diane Reed and Jens dam Jensen and Daniel W. Gorenflo},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  volume={7 6},
Regular exercise has been associated with numerous health benefits. In response, the promotion of regular exercise for patients has become a recommended component of preventive health care. The extent to which primary care physicians encourage their patients to exercise and the factors associated with exercise promotion are not well elucidated. We surveyed the attitudes and practices of 63 family physicians and 63 internists regarding exercise promotion to patients. We evaluated the… CONTINUE READING

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