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Minimal-Contact Physical Activity Interventions in Women: A Pilot Study

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Objective: To examine the impact of 3 minimal-contact lifestyle interventions on physical activity in women. Methods: Fifty female volunteers were randomly assigned to one of 3 lifestyle physical activity interventions for 8 weeks. Subjects wore an accelerometer for a week at baseline and postintervention to objectively monitor their physical activity. Results: Participants significantly increased their physical activity from baseline to postintervention; however, there was no significant difference in physical activity among the 3 intervention groups. Conclusions: Results of this pilot study support the use of minimal-contact lifestyle interventions to promote physical activity in women.
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Keywords: accelerometer; exercise; lifestyle physical activity intervention; pedometer

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Community Health Foundation, Tulsa OK. 2: University of Oklahoma, Department of Health and Sport Sciences, Norman, OK.

Publication date: 2004-05-01

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