Advertisement

Topics

The search for the ejecting chair: a mixed-methods analysis of tool use in a sedentary behavior intervention.

07:00 EST 25th November 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "The search for the ejecting chair: a mixed-methods analysis of tool use in a sedentary behavior intervention."

Research is needed on interventions targeting sedentary behavior with appropriate behavior-change tools. The current study used convergent sequential mixed methods (QUAN + qual) to explore tool use during a edentary behavior intervention. Data came from a two-arm randomized sedentary behavior pilot intervention. Participants used a number of intervention tools (e.g., prompts and standing desks). Separate mixed-effects regression models explored associations between change in number of tools and frequency of tool use with two intervention targets: change in sitting time and number of sit-to-stand transitions overtime. Qualitative data explored participants' attitudes towards intervention tools. There was a significant relationship between change in total tool use and sitting time after adjusting for number of tools (β = -12.86, p = .02), demonstrating that a one-unit increase in tool use was associated with an almost 13 min reduction in sitting time. In contrast, there was a significant positive association between change in number of tools and sitting time after adjusting for frequency of tool use (β = 63.70, p = .001), indicating that increasing the number of tools without increasing frequency of tool use was associated with more sitting time. Twenty-four semistructured interviews were coded and a thematic analysis revealed four themes related to tool use: (a) prompts to disrupt behavior; (b) tools matching the goal; (c) tools for sit-to-stand were ineffective; and (d) tool use evolved over time. Participants who honed in on effective tools were more successful in reducing sitting time. Tools for participants to increase sit-to-stand transitions were largely ineffective.This study is registered at clincialtrials.gov. Identifier: NCT02544867.

Affiliation

Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: Translational behavioral medicine
ISSN: 1613-9860
Pages:

Links

DeepDyve research library

PubMed Articles [26620 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Design and implementation of a tool for conversion of search strategies between PubMed and Ovid MEDLINE.

Both PubMed and Ovid MEDLINE contain records from the MEDLINE database. However, there are subtle differences in content, functionality, and search syntax between the two. There are many instances in ...

Identifying notions of environment in obesity research using a mixed-methods approach.

The recent rise of computation-based methods in social science has opened new opportunities for exploring qualitative questions through analysis of large amounts of text. This article uses a mixed-met...

Neighborhood built environment associations with adolescents' location-specific sedentary and screen time.

Less is known about how neighborhood environments relate to sedentary time as compared to physical activity. This study examined relations of perceived and objective neighborhood environments with TV ...

PAREsnip2: a tool for high-throughput prediction of small RNA targets from degradome sequencing data using configurable targeting rules.

Small RNAs (sRNAs) are short, non-coding RNAs that play critical roles in many important biological pathways. They suppress the translation of messenger RNAs (mRNAs) by directing the RNA-induced silen...

VarSome: The Human Genomic Variant Search Engine.

VarSome.com is a search engine, aggregator and impact analysis tool for human genetic variation and a community-driven project aiming at sharing global expertise on human variants.

Clinical Trials [6965 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

A Mixed Methods Evaluation of HPI Resilience Intervention Study

The primary objective of the Resilience Study is to determine the impact of the Corporate Athlete® Resilience product through recalibrating mindset and changing resilience supportive beha...

Google Health Search Trial

There are large differences in knowledge between patients and healthcare providers (i.e. physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners), and there is a strong interest on the pa...

Sedentary Behavior in African Americans

The study is designed to develop methods for objectively measuring sedentary behavior, assess the association between objectively measured sedentary behavior and cardiovascular disease out...

Efficacy of a Mechanical Chair for Treatment of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is the most common inner ear cause of dizziness. It has been reported that up to 900 of every 10,000 people in the United States experience this...

Clinical Effect of Massage Chair on Older Adults

The use of massage chairs is becoming more popular in many countries. According to the previous reports, some manual massages have positive effects on the mood, pain, fatigue, and sleep qu...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Five-ring derivatives of dammarane having a chair-chair-chair-boat configuration. They include the lupanes, oleananes, amyrins, GLYCYRRHIZIC ACID, and soyasaponins.

A triterpene that derives from the chair-boat-chair-boat folding of 2,3-oxidosqualene. It is metabolized to CHOLESTEROL and CUCURBITACINS.

Methods for performing three-dimensional measurement and motion analysis using stereoscopic radiographs.

Methods of maintaining or growing biological materials in controlled laboratory conditions. These include the cultures of CELLS; TISSUES; organs; or embryo in vitro. Both animal and plant tissues may be cultured by a variety of methods. Cultures may derive from normal or abnormal tissues, and consist of a single cell type or mixed cell types.

Prospective risk assessment tool aimed at identifying potential risks and their impact in healthcare settings.

Advertisement
Quick Search
Advertisement
Advertisement

 


DeepDyve research library

Searches Linking to this Article