Camina por Salud: walking in Mexican-American women.

  title={Camina por Salud: walking in Mexican-American women.},
  author={Colleen S. Keller and Adelita Cantue},
  journal={Applied nursing research : ANR},
  volume={21 2},
Forty-six percent of older Mexican-American women report that they do not engage in leisure time physical activity (PA); 38.1% of them are obese. This study (1) evaluated a PA intervention for coronary heart disease risk reduction and (2) determined which variables affect adherence to PA. For 36 weeks, Group I members walked for 3 days a week and Group II members walked for 5 days a week. We measured the participants' total body fat, regional fat, blood lipids, and adherence to PA The walking… CONTINUE READING


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