Journal of
the Nigeria Society of Physiotherapy

  • Abbreviation: J. Nig. Soc. Physiother.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 0331-3735
  • DOI: 10.5897/JNSP
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 62

Physical activity levels among people living with HIV in Lagos, Nigeria: Evaluation of adherence to recommended guidelines

Temitope Oladejo
  • Temitope Oladejo
  • Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
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Hellen Myezwa
  • Hellen Myezwa
  • Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
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Adedayo Ajidahun
  • Adedayo Ajidahun
  • Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • Google Scholar
Sam Ibeneme
  • Sam Ibeneme
  • Department of Medical Rehabilitation, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nigeria
  • Google Scholar

  •  Received: 15 October 2023
  •  Accepted: 03 April 2024
  •  Published: 31 May 2024


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