Physicians' Views and experiences of counseling for physical activity: The New Zealand Green Prescription Program

Asmita Patel, Grant M. Schofield, Gregory S. Kolt, Justin W. L. Keogh

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Regular physical activity is beneficial in both the prevention and management of chronic health conditions. A large proportion of adult New Zealanders, however, are insufficiently active. To assist in increasing population levels of physical activity (PA) in New Zealand, the Green Prescription (GRx), a primary care, PA scripting program with ongoing telephone-based support was developed.
Original languageEnglish
Article number3236
Pages (from-to)856-856
Number of pages1
JournalMedicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
Issue number5S
Publication statusPublished - May 2012

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