Physical Activity Promotion : Experiences and Evaluation of the Agita São Paulo Program Using the Ecological Mobile Model

@inproceedings{Matsudo2004PhysicalAP,
  title={Physical Activity Promotion : Experiences and Evaluation of the Agita S{\~a}o Paulo Program Using the Ecological Mobile Model},
  author={Sandra Marcela Mahecha Matsudo and Victor Keihan Rodrigues Matsudo and Douglas Roque Andrade and Tim{\'o}teo Leandro de Ara{\'u}jo and Erinaldo Luiz Andrade and Lu{\'i}s Alexandre de Sousa Oliveira and Glaucia Figueiredo Braggion},
  year={2004}
}
A sedentary lifestyle, which affects 50–80% of the world’s population, is associated with the main risk factors for chronic diseases. For this reason stimulating an active lifestyle is critical to control and prevent these illnesses. In Brazil, as in other developing countries, there are few available data to determine the physical activity (PA) level of the population. The first national household survey in Brazil to include PA was the Living Standards Measurement Survey conducted from March… CONTINUE READING

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