Activity counseling by primary care physicians.

Abstract

Modifying patients' sedentary lifestyle, a risk factor for many chronic diseases, is a challenge to health professionals. Although physicians can play a vital role in promoting physical activity among sedentary patients, the prevalence of physician-based exercise counseling is low. This paper presents a review of studies that have targeted physicians as… (More)

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@article{Pinto1998ActivityCB, title={Activity counseling by primary care physicians.}, author={B. Pinto and Michael G. Goldstein and B. H. Marcus}, journal={Preventive medicine}, year={1998}, volume={27 4}, pages={506-13} }