Psychosocial issues in engaging older people with physical activity interventions for the prevention of falls.

@article{Nyman2011PsychosocialII,
  title={Psychosocial issues in engaging older people with physical activity interventions for the prevention of falls.},
  author={Samuel Robert Nyman},
  journal={Canadian journal on aging = La revue canadienne du vieillissement},
  year={2011},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={45-55}
}
This article presents an overview of the psychosocial factors that influence older people's participation in physical activity interventions to prevent falls. The importance of psychosocial factors is stressed inasmuch as interventions will be rendered useless if they do not successfully gain the active participation of older people. The theory of planned behavior is used as a framework for the review on how knowledge (a prerequisite), attitudes, subjective norms (the social context), and… CONTINUE READING
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