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Lindsey Brett, Victoria Traynor, Paul Stapley, and Shahla Meedya

. This was achieved through the means of interviews. The aim of the qualitative component of the study was to gain insights into staff and family carers views, attitude and opinions of physical exercise, and the feasibility of conducting such an intervention on a sustained basis in nursing homes. Design

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Nicholas L. Holt, Helene Jørgensen, and Colin J. Deal

autonomy supportive. To identify the autonomy-supportive families, interviews with all 19 families were transcribed verbatim and compiled into family units (i.e., parent−child groups). Three analysts (author and coauthors) then wrote one-page summaries for each family, which included a description of its

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Diana Castaneda-Gameros, Sabi Redwood, and Janice L. Thompson

second phase employed semi-structured interviews to further explore key factors influencing PA behaviors and participant’s views on the link between PA and frailty. The ethical review committee of the University of Birmingham granted approval for the study (reference no. ERN_13-0557). Written informed

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Rachel Cholerton, Helen Quirk, Jeff Breckon, and Joanne Butt

initiation and maintenance experiences of walking football and were interviewed in two parts, the first part exploring initiation ( Cholerton et al, 2020 ) and the second part exploring maintenance. This paper reports the findings from Part 2 only. The participants were recruited from different walking

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Ariel J. Dimler, Kimberley McFadden, and Tara-Leigh F. McHugh

positive body image experiences were illuminated through interviews with women actively involved in pole fitness. In terms of hermeneutics, IPA is composed of a double hermeneutic process whereby the researcher is trying to make sense of the participant who is trying to make sense of his/her experience

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Alexander T. Latinjak, Eduardo Morelló-Tomás, and Lucia Figal-Gómez

use various methods to examine psychological realities, including observations, questionnaires, and interviews, the latter being the focus of this article. In the context of the present study, we use the term psychological reality to denote people’s individually and collectively constructed

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Rachel Cholerton, Jeff Breckon, Joanne Butt, and Helen Quirk

interviewing according to the inclusion criteria and a further demographic questionnaire being administered. Inclusion criteria stipulated participants fall within the young-old bracket of 55–75 years of age ( Neugarten, 1974 ). Participants were required to have taken part in walking football for 6 months or

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Rory Mack, Jeff Breckon, Joanne Butt, and Ian Maynard

maximize the working alliance and is starting to receive attention in applied sport psychology ( Mack et al., 2017 ; Mack et al., 2019 ; Turner et al., 2020 ; Wood et al., 2020 ), is motivational interviewing (MI; Miller & Rollnick, 2013 ). The MI is a counseling therapy, which was founded on the

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Ben D. Kern, Suzan F. Ayers, Chad M. Killian, and Amelia Mays Woods

those witnessed in PETE, faculty may become more focused on student retention and commit their professional time to that end ( Barbera et al., 2017 ). The chapter reports the results of interviews with the purpose of understanding PETE program coordinators’ perceptions of their role in the process of

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Tania Pizzari, Helen McBurney, Nicholas F. Taylor, and Julian A. Feller


To investigate the subjective experience of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rehabilitation and identify variables that influence adherence as perceived by ACL-reconstructed patients.


A qualitative study using in-depth interviews to gather data and thematic coding to analyze findings.


Participants were interviewed at home or in their workplace.


Eleven patients were interviewed at an average of 4.8 months (SD = 0.8) after ACL reconstruction.


Using thematic coding of the interview data, 3 categories of variables influencing adherence emerged: environmental factors, physical factors, and psychological factors. Variables specifically affecting adherence to home exercise were perceived lack of time and a lack of self-motivation. Fear of reinjury emerged as a significant consideration for those who were nonadherent. Factors such as therapist support, the rehabilitation clinic, and the progression of exercises were identified as being important for attendance at physiotherapy appointments and adherence during appointments.