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The ABC of Physical Activity for Health: A consensus statement from the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences
Absract Our understanding of the relationship between physical activity and health is constantly evolving. Therefore, the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences convened a panel ofExpand
Training effects of short bouts of stair climbing on cardiorespiratory fitness, blood lipids, and homocysteine in sedentary young women
Objectives: To study the training effects of eight weeks of stair climbing on Vo2max, blood lipids, and homocysteine in sedentary, but otherwise healthy young women. Methods: Fifteen women (mean (SD)Expand
The effect of walking on fitness, fatness and resting blood pressure: a meta-analysis of randomised, controlled trials.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this review was to perform a meta-analysis on walking intervention studies in order to quantify the magnitude and direction of walking-induced changes that may alter selectedExpand
Accumulating brisk walking for fitness, cardiovascular risk, and psychological health.
PURPOSE To compare the effects of different patterns of regular brisk walking on fitness, risk factors for cardiovascular disease, and psychological well-being in previously sedentary adults. Expand
The effect of walking on risk factors for cardiovascular disease: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised control trials.
OBJECTIVE To conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised control trials that examined the effect of walking on risk factors for cardiovascular disease. METHODS Four electronicExpand
Speed and exercise intensity of recreational walkers.
BACKGROUND Brisk walking has been identified as an activity suited to meet American College of Sport Medicine/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations for moderate intensityExpand
A systematic review of determinants of sedentary behaviour in youth: a DEDIPAC-study
Sedentary behaviour (SB) has emerged as a potential risk factor for metabolic health in youth. Knowledge on the determinants of SB in youth is necessary to inform future intervention development toExpand
Systematic literature review of determinants of sedentary behaviour in older adults: a DEDIPAC study
BackgroundOlder adults are the most sedentary segment of society and high sedentary time is associated with poor health and wellbeing outcomes in this population. Identifying determinants ofExpand
Using computer, mobile and wearable technology enhanced interventions to reduce sedentary behaviour: a systematic review and meta-analysis
BackgroundHigh levels of sedentary behaviour (SB) are associated with negative health consequences. Technology enhanced solutions such as mobile applications, activity monitors, prompting software,Expand
A systematic literature review of reviews on techniques for physical activity measurement in adults: a DEDIPAC study
The links between increased participation in Physical Activity (PA) and improvements in health are well established. As this body of evidence has grown, so too has the search for measures of PA withExpand
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