2006
DOI: 10.1590/s0104-11692006000600003
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Abstract: Monteiro CR, Faro ACME. Physical exercise according to nursing students' perceptions. Rev Latino-am Enfermagem 2006 novembro-dezembro; 14(6)

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“…The physical benefits included improved fitness levels, improved cardiovascular functioning and increased muscle strength. These findings are consistent with those reported elsewhere in the literature, which identified increased flexibility and improved fitness levels as benefits associated with exercising (Lovell et al , 2010; Monteiro and Faro, 2006; Persson and Martensson, 2006; Lee et al , 2005). Carson et al (1997) found that exercising was beneficial as it provided people with a sense of personal accomplishment, and this was also found in this study.…”
Section: Discussionsupporting
confidence: 92%
“…It is interesting that the students identified fatigue as a barrier to exercising, yet it is reported elsewhere in the literature that exercising is in fact beneficial as it reduces fatigue (Eriksen and Bruusgaard, 2002). The authors believe that there may be a relationship between fatigue and time, as time has been identified as the universal barrier to exercising (Morgan et al , 2008; Monteiro and Faro, 2006; Lee et al , 2005). Choi‐Hui (2002) stated that a lot of college students need to work due to financial issues, and this impacts on their available time to exercise.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Health promotion targeted towards pre-registered nurses should seek to address barriers to healthy lifestyles. Pre-registered nurses have identified a range of barriers to healthy lifestyle choices (Monterio and Faro, 2006), which may include costs associated with healthy choices (e.g. high cost of gym memberships and of eating a healthier diet including more fruit and vegetables), perceived lack of time, difficulty incorporating healthy regimes into shift patterns (e.g.…”
Section: Studies Have Consistently Identified Poor Health Behaviours mentioning
confidence: 99%
“…In studies conducted in Brazil the researchers found a very low level of physical activity among nursing students [1,6]. In Thailand, one third of the students did not do physical activities regularly [5].…”
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confidence: 99%
“…A study among Thai students reported that nearly one-third were not active for the recommended duration [16]. The research indicates that nursing students in Brazil engaged in a low level of physical activity [17]. A study from Hong Kong revealed that male nursing students were more physically active than female nursing students [18] whereas a study from the US revealed that full-time nursing students were more physically active than part-time nursing students [19].…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%