This post hoc exploratory analysis of Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders (LIFE) trial data examines the association between the trial’s physical activity intervention and sedentary time in older adults.
This Evidence Report and systematic review to support a 2017 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement summarizes current evidence on benefits and harms of behavioral counseling for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in adults without known CVD risk factors.
This Recommendation Statement from the US Preventive Services Task Force recommends that primary care professionals individualize the decision to refer adults without obesity and cardiovascular risk factors to behavioral counseling to promote healthful diet and physical activity (C recommendation).
This Viewpoint from the National Academy of Medicine's 2016 Vital Directions initiative proposes that the most effective way to prevent chronic disease in US adults is to promote policies that limit tobacco access, encourage physical activity, and uphold school nutrition standards among children.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of a technology-enhanced vs a standard behavioral weight loss intervention on achieving weight loss over 24 months among adults.
This Medical News article discusses new research linking walking, enhanced built environments, and improved health outcomes.
This population epidemiology study uses Canadian national health care and census data to estimate changes in overweight/obesity and diabetes prevalence by neighborhood walkability index between 2001 and 2012.
This Viewpoint discusses the importance of including physical activity counseling in patient encounters and provides tools for efficiently integrating this activity into busy clinical settings.
This Viewpoint discusses evidence that the beneficial effects of physical activity may vary depending on activity levels.
This randomized trial reports that among men with coronary heart disease, use of a lifestyle-focused text messaging service vs usual care resulted in modest improvement in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels and greater improvement in other cardiovascular disease risk factors.
This randomized trial assessed the effects of a 24-month physical activity program on cognitive function, mild cognitive impairment, and dementia compared with a health education program in sedentary adults aged 70 to 89 years.
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