ERIC Number: EJ583345
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
What are Groups About? Basic Principles of Group Work for Health-Related Physical Activity.
Toropainen, Erja; Rinne, Marjo
Patient Education and Counseling, v33 suppl 1 pS105-S09 Apr 1998
Defines basic group processes such as norms, roles, social support, and the developmental phases of a group, and applies them to physical activity groups. Three kinds of groups are differentiated: (1) on-the-spot information; (2) physical activity; (3) interactive promotional groups. Interactive promotional groups help people adopt health-related lifestyles. (Author/EMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Supplement issue: "Promotion of Health-Related Physical Activity among Adults." For related articles, see CG 553 619-624.