The experience of physical activity and the transition to retirement: a systematic review and integrative synthesis of qualitative and quantitative evidence

@inproceedings{Barnett2012TheEO,
  title={The experience of physical activity and the transition to retirement: a systematic review and integrative synthesis of qualitative and quantitative evidence},
  author={Inka Barnett and Cornelia Guell and David Ogilvie},
  booktitle={The international journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND The transition to retirement has been recognised as a critical turning point for physical activity (PA). In an earlier systematic review of quantitative studies, retirement was found to be associated with an increase in recreational PA but with a decrease in PA among retirees from lower occupational groups. To gain a deeper understanding of the quantitative review findings, qualitative evidence on experiences of and views on PA around the transition to retirement was systematically… CONTINUE READING
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