Reading Links: Introduction

Purpose

Before you can move forward in this class, it’s important that you understand the basic definitions of physical activity and exercise. In addition, the article below lists some of the common barriers to physical activity and how to overcome them.

Directions

  • Read the following article: Barriers to Physical Activity¬†(Brinks, Jenna & Franklin, Barry “Physical Activity, Barriers to” Encyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine & Health. Ed. James M. Rippe Vol. 2 Thousand Oaks: SAGE, 2012. 863-872. Gale Virtual Reference Library.