The Perception of Physical Activity in Ambulatory Persons with Late Effects of Polio: A Qualitative Study.

  title={The Perception of Physical Activity in Ambulatory Persons with Late Effects of Polio: A Qualitative Study.},
  author={Cecilia Winberg and Gunilla Carlsson and Christina Brog{\aa}rdh and Jan Lexell},
  journal={Journal of aging and physical activity},
  volume={25 1},
Maintaining regular physical activity (PA) can be challenging for persons with late effects of polio. This qualitative study of ambulatory persons with late effects of polio explored their perceptions of PA, as well as facilitators of and barriers to PA. Semistructured interviews were conducted with 15 persons and analyzed with content analysis using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) as a framework. The participants described positive perceptions of PA… 

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