Browsing by Author "Grant, Bevan C."

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  • ‘Against the grain’: over 75 years and joining a community exercise programme

    Grant, Bevan C. (Routledge, 2012)
    This study explores the meanings that 22 men over 75 years attributed to their experience when joining a community exercise programme. Information gathered via interviews was analysed by inductive analysis. Four dominant ...
  • The challenge of paediatric obesity: More rhetoric than action

    Grant, Bevan C.; Bassin, Stan (New Zealand Medical Association, 2007-08)
    A growing body of knowledge clearly shows a rapid increase in the prevalence of childhood obesity. But in spite of the many empirically-driven research projects and more laissez-faire initiatives intent on finding ways to ...
  • Expanding the agenda for research on the physically active aging body

    Phoenix, Cassandra; Grant, Bevan C. (Human Kinetics Publishers Inc, 2009)
    In this article, the authors consider the different approaches that can be used to examine the relationship between physical activity and aging. They propose that much is to be gained in our awareness of this dynamic ...
  • An insider's view on physical activity in later life

    Grant, Bevan C. (Elsevier, 2008)
    Objectives The purpose of this study was to explore the meanings people over 70 years of age attribute to their experience when endeavouring to engage in a more physically active lifestyle. Method Drawing on the tenets ...
  • Leisure in the later years

    Grant, Bevan C. (Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation Inc., 2007)
    It is evident that the changing demographic structure of the population along with the emergence of a consumer culture will have implications with regards to leisure for people in later life. Leisure may afford freedom for ...

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