The 'Walking for Wellbeing in the West' randomised controlled trial of a pedometer-based walking programme in combination with physical activity consultation with 12 month follow-up: rationale and study design

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Fitzsimons, Claire F.; Baker, Graham; Wright, Annemarie; Nimmo, Myra A.; Ward Thompson, Catharine; Lowry, Ruth G.; Millington, Catherine; Shaw, Rebecca; Fenwick, Elizabeth; Ogilvie, David; Inchley, Joanna; Foster, Charlie E.; Mutrie, Nanette;
(2008)
  • Publisher: BMC
  • Journal: BMC Public Health, volume 8, issue 1, pages 259-259 (issn: 1471-2458, eissn: 1471-2458)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC2518560, doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-8-259
  • Subject: Research Design | Behavior Therapy | RA0421 | Exercise | Scotland | Program Evaluation | Walking | Health Behavior | Study Protocol | Qualitative Research | Female | Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health | QP | Process Assessment (Health Care) | Q1 | Aged | Monitoring, Physiologic | Middle Aged | RA | Questionnaires | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2700/2739 | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine | Referral and Consultation | Adolescent | Quality of Life | Adult | Humans | Male | R1

This research was undertaken as part of work carried out by the Scottish Physical Activity Research Collaboration (SPARColl). SPARColl is managed by NHS Health Scotland, hosted by the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow and funded by the Scottish Government. Backgroun... View more
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