Walking toward a new me: the impact of prescribed walking 10,000 steps/day on physical and psychological well-being.

@article{Morgan2010WalkingTA,
  title={Walking toward a new me: the impact of prescribed walking 10,000 steps/day on physical and psychological well-being.},
  author={Amy Louise Morgan and David Alllen Tobar and Lauren Snyder},
  journal={Journal of physical activity & health},
  year={2010},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={
          299-307
        }
}
PURPOSE To determine whether individuals participating in a program designed to accumulate 10,000 steps/ day demonstrate health, fitness and psychological benefits. METHODS Sedentary individuals (22 F, 7 M; age 59.8 +/- 5.78 yr) were randomly assigned into a walking (W, n = 14) or control (C, n = 15) group. Following baseline assessment, the W group was given a daily plan to reach 10,000 steps/day within 3 weeks and asked to maintain this level for 12 weeks; the C group was asked to maintain… CONTINUE READING
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