Steps that count! : The development of a pedometer-based health promotion intervention in an employed, health insured South African population

@inproceedings{Pillay2012StepsTC,
  title={Steps that count! : The development of a pedometer-based health promotion intervention in an employed, health insured South African population},
  author={Julian David Pillay and Tracy L Kolbe-Alexander and Karin Ingeborg Proper and Willem van Mechelen and Estelle Victoria Lambert},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2012}
}
BackgroundPhysical activity (PA) has been identified as a central component in the promotion of health. PA programs can provide a low cost intervention opportunity, encouraging PA behavioral change while worksites have been shown to be an appropriate setting for implementing such health promotion programs. Along with these trends, there has been an emergence of the use of pedometers as a self-monitoring and motivational aid for PA.This study determines the effectiveness of a worksite health… CONTINUE READING
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