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

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

Summary

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

Conditions

Physical Activity

Intervention

Web Mediated Step Intervention

Location

Physical Activity & Health Research Laboratory
Milwaukee
Wisconsin
United States
53201

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Results (where available)

View Results

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

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