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The overall aim of Healthy Bodies, Healthy Hearts research study is to promote physical activity in women aged 45-65 years to promote reduced risk of cardiovascular disease. The investigators are conducting an intervention for 12 weeks that promotes physical activity through support groups, group exercise sessions or through information that is given at the baseline appointment. Participants will be randomly assigned to a group.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
In Person, At Home
UPMC Montefiore Hospital
Active, not recruiting
University of Pittsburgh
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:45-0400
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