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Exercise Habits in South Trinidad: Motivating Forces and Barriers

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523–8
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This paper looks at the exercise habits of a multi-racial sample population in South Trinidad. Most persons do not exercise, or exercise inadequately and lack of adequate time is the major reason given by persons in the 15−59-year age group for not exercising.

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Objectives: There are many benefits of regular exercise. The aim of this study was to determine the exercise habits and knowledge of the benefits of exercise in a South Trinidad population. This study also sought to determine the motivating factors for exercise and the barriers experienced by those who did not exercise.

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e-Published: 15 Oct, 2013

Supporting Cancer Patients in Jamaica – A Needs Assessment Survey

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59–66
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A needs assessment study of cancer patients, their caregivers and allied health professionals was undertaken in Jamaica to identify what modifications to delivery of current formal and informal services at governmental, institutional and community levels would effectively address unmet needs.

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e-Published: 01 Oct, 2013
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