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The objective of this project was to evaluate a population-based, computerized tailored intervention that addresses recommended guidelines for three target behaviors related to obesity risk: physical activity (at least 60 minutes on at least 5 days per week), fruit and vegetable consumption (at least 5 servings of fruits and vegetables each day), and limited TV viewing (2 hours or less of TV each day).
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Prevention
Health in Motion
Pro-Change Behavior Systems, Inc.
Pro-Change Behavior Systems
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:13-0400
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Physical motion, i.e., a change in position of a body or subject as a result of an external force. It is distinguished from MOVEMENT, a process resulting from biological activity.
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.
Devices used for measuring physical activity as an indication of HEALTH STATUS.
The auxiliary health profession by which PHYSICAL THERAPISTS make use of PHYSICAL THERAPY MODALITIES to prevent, correct, and alleviate movement dysfunction of anatomic or physiological origin.
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