Not Enough Doctors Recognize Hair Care as a Barrier to Exercise for African American Women (1 of 3) (image) MediaSource Share Print E-Mail Caption Kristian Mines (left) has her hair done in a Columbus, Ohio salon. The time and money spent on hair care is a common barrier to exercise for African American women, but finding a style that can withstand a sweaty workout can help them stay active. Credit The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Usage Restrictions Please courtesy: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.