Date of Publication

1-23-2013

Abstract

Introduction. The benefit of exercise in adults has been well established. Research has demonstrated improved cardiovascular health, decreased bone fractures, and increased mental capacity. While the benefits of exercise has clearly been demonstrated, personal barriers to exercise are yet to be fully elucidated. Thus, in collaboration with the YMCA, this study aimed to clarify barriers to exercise in 50-65 year-old adults.

Advisor(s)

Pam Farnham, ADN, RN, Fletcher Allen Health Care

Jan Carney, MD, MPH, University of Vermont College of Medicine

Alexandra Jasinowski, Greater Burlington YMCA

Agency

Greater Burlington YMCA

Subjects

Physical Activity, Nutrition and Weight Status, Educational and Community-Based Programs

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