Increasing physical activity: a quantitative synthesis.

  title={Increasing physical activity: a quantitative synthesis.},
  author={Rod K. Dishman and Janet Buckworth},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={28 6},
National policy for increasing leisure physical activity in the United States is impeded by a poor understanding of interventions that can be implemented by community and clinical medicine. To clarify the literature in this area, we conducted a quantitative, meta analysis of 127 studies that examined the efficacy of interventions for increasing physical activity among approximately 131,000 subjects in community, worksite, school, home, and health care settings; 445 effects were expressed as a… CONTINUE READING
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