Taylor Allesch

Department of Psychology, Northern Kentucky University, United States


  • Research   
    Exercise in Inpatient Addiction Treatment: A Qualitative Analysis of Male Exercise Preferences during Treatment
    Author(s): Jennifer Lape Kaiser*, Taylor Allesch, Dana Ripley and Maura Bennett

    Introduction: Research regarding the use of exercise in drug and alcohol treatment, despite its early promise, is underdeveloped. There have been few studies that lay the foundation for the type of exercise that may be preferred in an inpatient drug and alcohol setting. This study attempts to remedy this lack of knowledge by qualitatively assessing the exercise and physical activity preferences for males engaged in inpatient addiction treatment. Methods: Twelve male, adult participants, engaged in treatment at a Southern facility in the United States, completed brief, semi-structured interviews via Zoom. Interviews included questions regarding the participants’ physical activity history, use of the available exercise opportunities at the treatment center, and preferences for exercise and physical activity in the inpatient trea.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4303/JDAR/236256

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