Evidence to Improve Physical Activity among Medically Underserved Older adults: A Scoping Review.

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Summary of "Evidence to Improve Physical Activity among Medically Underserved Older adults: A Scoping Review."

Participation in leisure physical activity (PA) and engagement in PA interventions among older adults is influenced by socioeconomic status (SES), race/ethnicity, and environment. However, studies of PA for medically underserved older adults have not yet been systematically evaluated. The objective of this study is to map the nature and extent of research conducted on PA participation, interventions, and components of effective leisure PA programs for medically underserved older adults.


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Name: The Gerontologist
ISSN: 1758-5341


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