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Journal of Aging Research
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 6171028, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/6171028
Research Article

Effect of Electronic Messaging on Physical Activity Participation among Older Adults

Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30302, USA

Received 6 February 2016; Revised 7 April 2016; Accepted 24 April 2016

Academic Editor: Guido Iaccarino

Copyright © 2016 Chantrell Antoine Parker and Rebecca Ellis. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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