This Medical News article discusses new research linking walking, enhanced built environments, and improved health outcomes.
This randomized trial compares the effects of endovascular revascularization and supervised exercise vs supervised exercise alone on walking distance and quality of life among patients with peripheral artery disease and intermittent claudication.
This Viewpoint discusses evidence that the beneficial effects of physical activity may vary depending on activity levels.
Latham and coauthors report the results from a randomized clinical trial of a home-based exercise program for functional recovery following traditional rehabilitation after hip fracture.
To determine the effects of weight loss on patients with knee osteoarthritis, Messier and coauthors conducted a 18-month randomized clinical trial comparing 3 interventions—intensive diet-induced weight loss plus exercise, intensive diet-induced weight loss, and exercise—among 454 overweight and obese older community-dwelling adults.
In a randomized clinical trial of 194 patients with peripheral artery disease, McDermott and coauthors compare outcomes from a home-based walking exercise program using group-mediated cognitive behavioral intervention vs supervised exercise programs.