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Motivations and barriers to prosthesis users participation in physical activity, exercise and sport: a review of the literature.

Authors
  • Deans, Sarah1
  • Burns, David
  • McGarry, Anthony
  • Murray, Kevin
  • Mutrie, Nanette
Type
Published Article
Journal
Prosthetics and orthotics international
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2012
Volume
36
Issue
3
Pages
260–269
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1177/0309364612437905
PMID: 22918902
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

People with limb absence are not participating in physical activity conducive to health benefits, and only a minority participate in exercise and sports. Participation following amputation does not mirror that of pre-amputation levels, and more barriers than motivations exist to adopting or maintaining a physically active lifestyle.

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