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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
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...
Background: The definitive treatment for knee osteoarthritis is Total Knee Replacement (TKR), which results in clinically meaningful improvements in pain and physical function. However, ev...
Adults who are overweight or obese are typically prescribed a calorie-restricted diet and physical activity to promote weight loss and improve health. The manner in which physical activity...
The overall goal of this study is to test personalized mobile phone-based physical activity interventions among students at the University of California, Berkeley. Most physical fitness ap...
This study will collect information about physical activity in patients affected by pulmonary hypertension, through a specific device that can be worn on the wrist, and which measures dail...
Adolescent physical activity promotion is rarely effective, despite adolescence being critical for preventing physical activity decline. Low adolescent physical activity is likely to last into adultho...
Late-life depression and anxiety among older adults is an important public health concern. This study examined the effect of a DVD-delivered exercise intervention on the secondary outcomes of depressi...
To assess the effect of a physical activity intervention delivered in the childcare centres (CC), with or without a parent-driven home physical activity component, on children's fundamental motor skil...
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 is pivotal for children's health and well-being, yet participation declines across teenage years. Efforts to increase physical activity need to be strengthened to combat this, howeve...
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.
The physical activity of a human or an animal as a behavioral phenomenon.
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...