Promoting a team ball game (Lifeball) to older people: who does this game attract and who continues?

@article{Green2009PromotingAT,
  title={Promoting a team ball game (Lifeball) to older people: who does this game attract and who continues?},
  author={Sue Stanley Green and Elizabeth Campbell and Lisa Barnett and Rebecca J. Mitchell and Deborah Radvan and Eric K van Beurden},
  journal={Health promotion journal of Australia : official journal of Australian Association of Health Promotion Professionals},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={120-6}
}
ISSUE ADDRESSED To describe the demographic and health-related characteristics (physical activity, self-reported health status, quality of life and falls history) of older people who enrol in a team-based game, Lifeball, and examine associations between continuation and participant characteristics. Reasons for stopping, participants' perceptions of the game and changes in health-related characteristics over 12 months were examined. METHODS Telephone surveys were conducted with a cohort of… CONTINUE READING