Physical activity promotion in primary health care in Brazil: a counseling model applied to community health workers.

@article{Florindo2014PhysicalAP,
  title={Physical activity promotion in primary health care in Brazil: a counseling model applied to community health workers.},
  author={Alex Antonio Florindo and Evelyn Fabiana Costa and Thiago H{\'e}rick de S{\'a} and Tayn{\~a} Ishii dos Santos and Mar{\'i}lia Velardi and Douglas Roque Andrade},
  journal={Journal of physical activity & health},
  year={2014},
  volume={11 8},
  pages={1531-9}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to describe a methodology for training to provide counseling on physical activity among community health workers working within primary healthcare in Brazil. METHODS This was an intervention study conducted with 65 community health workers in the Ermelino Matarazzo district in the São Paulo, Brazil (30 in intervention group). The intervention group received a course of 12 hours (with 4 meetings of 3 hours each in 1 month) that aimed to improve their… CONTINUE READING

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