• Caring Interactions in Secondary Prevention Programs: A Qualitative Inquiry of Individuals With Parkinson's Disease

    1 month ago - By LWW

    Background and Purpose:
    With Parkinson's disease prevalence rates steadily increasing and long-term adherence to regular physical activity and exercise often difficult to achieve, it is imperative to investigate factors promoting adherence to secondary prevention programs that help limit the progression of motor and nonmotor signs and symptoms of the disease. Caring interactions between patients and their rehabilitation team may be particularly germane to individuals with PD, given the physical and psychosocial issues that often accompany this disease (eg, loss of physical function...
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  • Closing the loop: short term impacts on physical activity of the completion of a loop trail in Sydney, Australia

    Closing the loop: short term impacts on physical activity of the completion of a loop trail in Sydney, Australia

    1 month ago - By International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity

    In Australia, an estimated 57% of the population do not meet physical activity recommendations for health. The built environment is important for active living, and recreational trails provide safe and pleasan...
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