The "Moving Heart Program": an intervention to improve physical activity among patients with coronary heart disease.

@article{Rodrigues2013TheH,
  title={The "Moving Heart Program": an intervention to improve physical activity among patients with coronary heart disease.},
  author={Roberta Cunha Matheus Rodrigues and Tha{\'i}s Moreira S{\~a}o Jo{\~a}o and Maria Cec{\'i}lia Jayme Bueno Gallani and Mar{\'i}lia Estevam Corn{\'e}lio and Neusa Maria Costa Alexandre},
  journal={Revista latino-americana de enfermagem},
  year={2013},
  volume={21 Spec No},
  pages={180-9}
}
AIM this paper reports the results of a nursing-administered theory-based intervention, the "Moving Heart Program", based on the implementation intention theory and pointed at improving physical activity adherence among coronary heart disease outpatients in Brazil. METHODS this experimental study applied assessments at baseline, 1 and 2 months after baseline. The Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials statement was followed. Participants were randomly assigned to intervention, comprising… CONTINUE READING

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