Posts Tagged ‘physical activity’

Physical Activity among Older Adults in Independent Living Facilities

Dr. Valerie Myers - Thursday, 27 April 2017 07:56

STEP for LIFE, an NIH-funded study evaluating the feasibility of a physical activity program for senior adults residing in Independent Living Facilities (ILFs) using interactive web-enabled television that can be individually tailored, was presented by Dr. Valerie Myers from Klein Buendel at the 38th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in San Diego, California in late March.

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Caminemos Juntas: A Smartphone App for Connecting Latinas for Walking

Dr. Valerie Myers - Friday, 31 March 2017 09:13

Caminemos Juntas, an NIH-funded study developing a prototype smartphone app for use with 18-45 year old Latinas, was presented by Dr. Valerie Myers from Klein Buendel at the 38th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in San Diego, California in March.

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Promoting Physical Activity in African American Men with Mobile Technology

Tiffany Jerrod - Tuesday, 11 October 2016 04:49

African American men experience health disparities across a number of preventable chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease, strokes, obesity, and diabetes. Physical activity is a modifiable risk factor for these conditions.

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Five-Year Results from the Weight Loss Management Trial

Alishia Kinsey - Sunday, 11 September 2016 02:33

Over 65% of American adults are overweight or obese but losing 5-10% of their weight can provide health benefits such as reducing their risk of type 2 diabetes and hypertension.

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Research Round-up: Childhood Obesity and mHealth

Katherine Buller - Wednesday, 24 August 2016 04:30

Childhood obesity continues to be an epidemic in America.

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