A randomized trial comparing structured and lifestyle goals in an internet-mediated walking program for people with type 2 diabetes

@article{Richardson2007ART,
  title={A randomized trial comparing structured and lifestyle goals in an internet-mediated walking program for people with type 2 diabetes},
  author={Caroline R. Richardson and Kathleen S Mehari and Laura G McIntyre and Adrienne W. Janney and Laurie A Fortlage and Ananda Sen and Victor J. Strecher and John D. Piette},
  journal={The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity},
  year={2007},
  volume={4},
  pages={59 - 59}
}
BACKGROUND The majority of individuals with type 2 diabetes do not exercise regularly. Pedometer-based walking interventions can help; however, pedometer-based interventions targeting only total daily accumulated steps might not yield the same health benefits as physical activity programs specifying a minimum duration and intensity of physical activity bouts. METHODS This pilot randomized trial compared two goal-setting strategies: 1) lifestyle goals targeting total daily accumulated step… CONTINUE READING