publication . Thesis

An exploration of the physical activity life cycle in Huntington’s disease

Hamana, Katy;
Open Access English
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This study aimed to explore how living with Huntington’s disease (HD) impacts on the experience of physical activity (PA) across the stages of the disease. \ud The research questions were: \ud 1) What are the experiences of PA participation across the stages of HD?\ud 2) How do the nuances of living with a neurodegenerative disease such as HD affect engagement in PA?\ud \ud The focus group (FG) method was used to explore the breadth of experiences of PA in the context of HD. Participants of eight FGs across the UK included people across the spectrum of HD with varying degrees of symptom manifestation, caregivers (family members/formal caregivers), and healthcare...
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