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Reducing Sedentary Time in Patients With Heart Failure

2016-09-22 20:53:26 | BioPortfolio

Summary

To determine the change in sedentary time and number of steps/day for older patients with heart failure at risk for mobility disability who receive a program to decrease sedentary behavior versus a standard program to increase exercise.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Basic Science

Conditions

Psychology of Behavioral Change

Intervention

Reducing Sedentary Behavior

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

University of Colorado, Denver

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-09-22T20:53:26-0400

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