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Kendra R. Todd and Kathleen A. Martin Ginis

barriers to activity faced by people with SCI. Nonetheless, contrary to the anonymous reviewer’s comment above, countless people with SCI live full, active lives that could hardly be considered “sedentary.” For instance, we know paraplegics and tetraplegics who have completed marathons and Ironman races

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Tim Henwood, Sharon Hetherington, Madeleine Purss, Kevin Rouse, Julie Morrow and Michele Smith

, 2016 ; Manthorpe & Martineau, 2008 ). However, our hypothesis is that with specialist training and allied health support, HCWs could gain sufficient knowledge to safely provide instruction in a basic set of exercises. Exercise delivered in the home by HCWs overcomes a number of barriers to

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Cecilie Thøgersen-Ntoumani, Anthony Papathomas, Jonathan Foster, Eleanor Quested and Nikos Ntoumanis

about a potential intervention involving physical activity (i.e., dance) that may help to reduce the risk of dementia among a group of individuals reporting subjective memory complaints. We aimed to explore the attraction to this potential program as well as perceived benefits and barriers. A plethora

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Sarah J. Hatteberg

these characteristics is the absence of barriers between individuals’ domains of “sleep, play and work” ( Goffman, 1961 , p. 5), a feature which sets total institutions apart from other social settings. On this basis, Goffman identifies the following four attributes of total institutions: First, all

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Eva A. Jaarsma, Damian Haslett and Brett Smith

PA among people with disabilities and a need to understand why this population is less physically active. To understand why people with disabilities are often inactive, research has identified various barriers to becoming physically active. Commonly reported barriers to PA include high costs

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Philp Sullivan, Jessica Murphy and Mishka Blacker

help-seeking behaviours of athletes ( Gulliver, Griffiths, & Christensen, 2012 ). Similarly, coaches who do not display an understanding or level of support for mental health issues are more likely to be seen as a barrier to help-seeking ( Lopez & Levy, 2013 ). Improving the MHL of coaches and ATs has

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Alice M. Buchanan, Benjamin Miedema and Georgia C. Frey

surprising finding was because parent supports were not potent enough to overcome societal barriers to their children participating in PA. Other parent reports on PA barriers for children with ASD revealed a variety of factors such as lack of adults to direct activities, poor social skills, limited

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Jen D. Wong, Julie S. Son, Stephanie T. West, Jill J. Naar and Toni Liechty

lower wages and fewer employment benefits than men ( Ekerdt & Hackney, 2002 ; Johnson, 2004 ), and such financial disadvantage is likely to impact their ability to afford and access physical activities in late adulthood. Furthermore, studies continue to document the barriers (e.g., aging stereotypes

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Rebecca Reynolds, Santhya and David Menzies

some members included social marketing stating that small changes in physical activity behaviors can have big effects over time, the development of a strong relationship with the national Department of Health, 10 and a deeper understanding of the barriers that exist to meeting member and alliance

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Pilar Lavielle Sotomayor, Gerardo Huitron Bravo, Analí López Fernández and Juan Talavera Piña

cultural domains of the different categories that compose a physician’s perceptions of PAP during consultation. 23 Participants were asked to write down concepts that relate to PAP during a medical consultation, including the physician’s role, the compatibility of PAP with working conditions, and barriers