The effects of an incremental approach to 10,000 steps/day on metabolic syndrome components in sedentary overweight women.

@article{Musto2010TheEO,
  title={The effects of an incremental approach to 10,000 steps/day on metabolic syndrome components in sedentary overweight women.},
  author={Anthony Musto and Kevin Allen Jacobs and M. H. Nash and Gianluca DelRossi and Arlette C. Perry},
  journal={Journal of physical activity & health},
  year={2010},
  volume={7 6},
  pages={737-45}
}
BACKGROUND Pedometer programs can increase physical activity in sedentary individuals, a population that is at risk for developing metabolic syndrome and each of its individual components. Although the popular 10,000 steps/day recommendation has shown to induce many favorable health benefits, it may be out of reach for sedentary individuals. This study observed the effects of incremental increases in steps/day on metabolic syndrome components in sedentary overweight women. METHODS This study… CONTINUE READING