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Exploration of Exercise Referral to Personal Fitness Trainers by Primary Care Physicians to Increase Adherence to Exercise Recommendations in African American Women.

Project Location/Site: Ascension Providence Hospital Deighton Family Medicine Practice, Southfield, Michigan
Key Outcomes:
Development of exercise referral programs for African American women might serve as one approach to support these patients in meeting physical activity recommendations. Further research on logistics of referral to personal fitness trainers is necessary to explore this intervention.