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Individually tailored, mediated pedometer feedback will provide an effective method to promote physical activity adoption in the elderly
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Prevention
Web Mediated Step Intervention
Physical Activity & Health Research Laboratory
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:23-0400
This study employs a Sequential Multiple Assignment Randomized Trial (SMART) and aims to determine the most effective adaptive intervention combining four efficacious treatments (enhanced ...
The purpose of the study is to determine the impact of a physical activity intervention on the self-management of fatigue in young adults receiving chemotherapy. Half of the participants w...
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Poor sleep health is common and has a substantial negative health impact. Physical activity has been shown to improve sleep health. Many sleep interventions do not explicitly target physical activity,...
Although non-pharmacological interventions have been shown to improve physical functioning in individuals with osteoarthritis (OA), the mechanisms by which this occurs are often unclear. This study as...
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.
Process of formulating a diagnosis based on medical history and physical or mental examinations, and/or choosing an appropriate intervention.
The time span between the beginning of physical activity by an individual and the termination because of exhaustion.
Children with mental or physical disabilities that interfere with usual activities of daily living and that may require accommodation or intervention.
A study in which observations are made before and after an intervention, both in a group that receives the intervention and in a control group that does not.
Within medicine, nutrition (the study of food and the effect of its components on the body) has many different roles. Appropriate nutrition can help prevent certain diseases, or treat others. In critically ill patients, artificial feeding by tubes need t...