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Life-change events and participation in physical activity: a systematic review.

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Physical inactivity and related diseases are of global public health concern. In many developing countries, levels of health promoting physical activity (PA) are falling despite government initiatives. Previous work has identified that periods of transition across a life course, or 'life-change events' have implications for drop out from PA. As yet, there has been little work to understand the life course as a whole and to furnish a complete list of possible life changes that might affect par...

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10.1093/heapro/dan012

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Allender, S More by this author
Hutchinson, L More by this author
Journal:
Health promotion international
Volume:
23
Issue:
2
Pages:
160-172
Publication date:
2008-06-05
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EISSN:
1460-2245
ISSN:
0957-4824
URN:
uuid:ac02b065-2429-4ce0-af42-ef47439b2f14
Source identifiers:
195718
Local pid:
pubs:195718

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