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Review: barriers to physical activity in obese adults: a rapid evidence assessment.

Broom, John

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John Broom



Abstract

Obesity is clearly a major public health problem in developed nations, but also impacts on the health of developing countries, as they adopt lifestyle practices of the former. Physical activity, or lack of it, contributes heavily to the problem, especially in relation to childhood obesity; the latter not helped by the increasing use of computer games, structured as opposed to free play (ingrained from nursery school, under the health and safety banner), and reduction in school sporting activity.

Citation

BROOM, J. 2016. Review: barriers to physical activity in obese adults: a rapid evidence assessment. Journal of research in nursing [online], 21(4), pages 288-289. Available: https://doi.org/10.1177/1744987116647820

Journal Article Type Commentary
Acceptance Date May 11, 2015
Online Publication Date May 11, 2016
Publication Date Jun 1, 2016
Deposit Date May 19, 2016
Publicly Available Date May 19, 2016
Journal Journal of research in nursing
Print ISSN 1744-9871
Electronic ISSN 1744-988X
Publisher SAGE Publications
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 21
Issue 4
Pages 288-289
Item Discussed SMITH, R. 2014. Are some diets 'mass murder'? BMJ [online], 349, article g7654. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g7654
DOI https://doi.org/10.1177/1744987116647820
Keywords Barriers; Obesity; Physical activity; Rapid evidence review
Public URL http://hdl.handle.net/10059/1476

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