Utilizing Tailored Step-Count Feedback to Enhance Physical Activity in the Elderly

2014-08-27 03:12:23 | BioPortfolio


Individually tailored, mediated pedometer feedback will provide an effective method to promote physical activity adoption in the elderly

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Prevention


Physical Activity


Web Mediated Step Intervention


Physical Activity & Health Research Laboratory
United States




University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:23-0400

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Physical activity which is usually regular and done with the intention of improving or maintaining PHYSICAL FITNESS or HEALTH. Contrast with PHYSICAL EXERTION which is concerned largely with the physiologic and metabolic response to energy expenditure.

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