ERIC Number: EJ886180
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
Midlife Women's Negotiations of Barriers to and Facilitators of Physical Activity: Implications for Counselors
Hendry, Petra; Solmon, Melinda; Choate, Laura H.; Autrey, Pam; Landry, Joan B.
ADULTSPAN Journal, v9 n1 p50-64 Spr 2010
The authors investigated barriers to exercise and facilitators that enable midlife women to engage in an active lifestyle. Findings provide counselors with insight into the meanings that women ascribe to physical activity so they can better assist clients in making choices that enhance their overall health and wellness.
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Females, Physical Activity Level, Midlife Transitions, Womens Studies, Health Promotion, Physical Health, Barriers, Life Style, Client Characteristics, Counseling Objectives, Wellness, Case Studies, Interviews
American Counseling Association. 5999 Stevenson Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22304. Tel: 800-347-6647; Fax: 800-473-2329; Web site: http://www.aadaweb.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education
Authoring Institution: N/A