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"I really like playing games together": Understanding what influences children with congenital heart disease to participate in physical activity

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posted by Research Admin 1 on 14 February 2020

This research explored the motivations and inhibitors for children living with cardiac conditions to engage in physical activity. They found that social inclusion and enjoyment were prime intrinsic motivators that could overcome nerves and feelings of inadequacy, and suggest community-based programmes may provide a positive context for encouraging involvement.

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Blais, A. Z., et al. "I really like playing games together": Understanding what influences children with congenital heart disease to participate in physical activity. Child: Care, Health and Development. February 3, 2020 [Epub ahead of print]