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Predictors of physical activity behaviour in older community-dwelling adults

Browning, Colette; Sims, Jane; Kendig, Hal; Teshuva, Karen

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Physical activity is important health behavior for functional independence and quality of life in older people. This study examined factors that influence older people's engagement in physical activity. Methods: Data were analyzed from the first wave of the Melbourne Longitudinal Studies on Health Ageing program survey of 1000 persons aged 65 yrs and older living in noninstitutional settings in Melbourne, Australia. Results: Most people reported doing some physical activity in the previous 2...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/20475
Source: Journal of Allied Health

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