Motivation for physical activity in adolescents with asthma.

Motivation for physical activity in adolescents with asthma. J Asthma. 2020 Jun 04;:1-13 Authors: Brynjulfsen T, Demmelmaier I, Berntsen S, Foyn TH, Andersen OK, Stang J, Sigdestad JB, Stensrud T, Tufte K, Nielsen A, Westergren T Abstract We explored motivation for physical activity (PA) and exercise in adolescents with asthma who entered and continued a 10-week play-based exercise intervention. Eighteen adolescents with asthma, aged 13-17 years, participated in a 10-week play- and interval-based indoor exercise intervention during winter and autumn months. Semi-structured focus group interviews were conducted in weeks 2 and 8, focusing on motivation for PA and exercise, as well as field observations of exercise sessions in weeks 2, 6, and 8. The first interview was analyzed separately from the second one and descriptive observational data were obtained using thematic analysis and self-determination theory as a framework. In the first round of focus group interviews, participants (n = 18) described amotivation and motivation for PA within the following five themes: "teachers' lack of asthma knowledge", "embarrassment over asthma symptoms", "not being able to keep pace with peers", "seasonal challenges", and "mastering fun physical activities". Based on the second interview (n = 14) and descriptive observational data (n = 18), participants reported and revealed amotivation and mo...
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