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Reducing attrition in physical activity programs for older adults.
This study investigated attrition in a 6-month physical activity intervention for older adults. The program was based on the social-cognitive theory incorporating self-efficacy factors. Two hundredExpand
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Institutional factors and the postgraduate student experience
Purpose – Few studies have evaluated the satisfaction of mature‐aged postgraduate students. The purpose of this paper is to determine postgraduate coursework students' service expectations in regardExpand
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Effective recruitment and retention of older adults in physical activity research: PALS study.
OBJECTIVES To develop strategies to recruit and retain inactive older adults into a physical activity program. METHODS Names of 7378 older adults were obtained from 60 neighborhoods. Then, 6401Expand
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A physical activity program to mobilize older people: a practical and sustainable approach.
PURPOSE Despite the documented benefits of physical activity, it remains difficult to motivate older adults to start and maintain regular physical activity. This study tested an innovativeExpand
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Perceptions of physical activity by older adults: A qualitative study
Objective To identify issues and perceptions concerning physical activity in older adults. Design Qualitative study. Setting Perth, Western Australia. Methods Sixteen adults aged 65 to 74 years wereExpand
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Application of the Occupational Sitting and Physical Activity Questionnaire (OSPAQ) to office based workers
BackgroundThe workplace is a setting where sedentary behaviour is highly prevalent. Accurately measuring physical activity and sedentary behaviour is crucial to assess the impact of behaviouralExpand
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The Effectiveness of a Physical Activity Intervention for Seniors
Purpose. To determine whether a tailored, 6-month, neighborhood-based, physical activity intervention for people aged 65 to 74 years could increase their total physical activity levels and toExpand
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No smoking here: examining reasons for noncompliance with a smoke-free policy in a large university.
INTRODUCTION A large Australian university introduced a campuswide smoke-free policy in 2012. Almost 1 year after implementation, reasons for noncompliance among people observed smoking on campusExpand
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Workplace building design and office‐based workers' activity: a study of a natural experiment
Objective: This opportunistic natural study investigated the effects of relocation of office workers from a 30‐year‐old building to a new purpose‐built building. The new building included anExpand
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