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An In-Depth Examination of Perceptions of Physical Activity in Regularly Active and Insufficiently Active Older African American Women: A Participatory Approach
Despite considerable research and programmatic efforts to alleviate racial/ethnic disparities in physical activity (PA), disparities in PA among older minorities and major racial ethnic groupsExpand
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Validity of the Timed Up and Go Test as a Measure of Functional Mobility in Persons With Multiple Sclerosis.
OBJECTIVE To examine the validity of the timed Up and Go (TUG) test as a measure of functional mobility in persons with multiple sclerosis (MS) by using a comprehensive framework based on constructExpand
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Influence of chronic exercise on serum cortisol levels in older adults
The circulating level of cortisol is regulated by the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis through a neuroendocrine feedback circuit. This circuit can be activated by physiological stimuli such asExpand
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The International Physical Activity Questionnaire-long form overestimates self-reported physical activity of Brazilian adults.
OBJECTIVE To explore issues associated with measuring physical activity using the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ)-long form in adults living in a mid-sized Brazilian city. Expand
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Fitness and its association with fatigue in persons with multiple sclerosis
This study compared physical fitness components between fatigued and non‐fatigued persons with MS and examined those components as correlates of fatigue. Sixty‐two ambulatory persons with MSExpand
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Developing a Culturally Sensitive Lifestyle Behavior Change Program for Older Latinas
Despite the burgeoning U.S. Latino population and their increased risk of chronic disease, little emphasis had been placed on developing culturally sensitive lifestyle interventions in this area.Expand
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Using a Mixed-Methods RE-AIM Framework to Evaluate Community Health Programs for Older Latinas
Objective: This study used the RE-AIM (Reach, Effectiveness, Adoption, Implementation, and Maintenance) framework to evaluate a promotora-led community health program designed for Latinas ages 50 andExpand
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Levels and Rates of Physical Activity in Older Adults with Multiple Sclerosis
There is much evidence supporting the safety and benefits of physical activity in adults with multiple sclerosis (MS) and recent evidence of beneficial effects on physical function in older adultsExpand
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Health related quality of life is differently associated with leisure-time physical activity intensities according to gender: a cross-sectional approach
BackgroundSeveral studies have demonstrated a positive association between physical activity (PA) and health-related quality of life (HRQL). However, studies have suggested that this associationExpand
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Physical Inactivity and Related Barriers: A Study in a Community Dwelling of Older Brazilians
This study sought to investigate the prevalence of physical inactivity and related barriers in older Brazilian adults. A cross-sectional, population-based study was conducted, and a stratified randomExpand
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