Self-perceived barriers to activity participation among sedentary adolescent girls.

@article{Kimm2006SelfperceivedBT,
  title={Self-perceived barriers to activity participation among sedentary adolescent girls.},
  author={Sue Y S Kimm and Nancy W. Glynn and Robert Patrick McMahon and Carolyn C. Voorhees and Ruth H. Striegel-Moore and Stephen Robert Daniels},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2006},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={534-40}
}
PURPOSE Potential barriers to activity participation were surveyed among adolescent girls and corroborated with other reported information. METHODS Among 2379 black and white girls enrolled in the NHLBI Growth and Health Study since ages 9 or 10 yr, those reporting weekly activity frequency as "sometimes" or "rarely" were surveyed for three consecutive years from ages 16 or 17 yr. Barriers to activity were assessed using a 10-item questionnaire. Responses were cross-examined with other… CONTINUE READING