Empowering Sedentary Adults to Reduce Sedentary Behavior and Increase Physical Activity Levels and Energy Expenditure: A Pilot Study

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Barwais, Faisal; Cuddihy, Thomas;
  • Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
  • Journal: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,volume 12,issue 1,pages414-427 (issn: 1660-4601, eissn: 1660-4601)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/ijerph120100414, pmc: PMC4306870
  • Subject: R | accelerometer | self-report physical activity | Medicine | objective measurement of sedentary behavior | 7-day SLIPA log | Article

Objective: The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of a 4-week intervention in which an online personal activity monitor (Gruve-Technologies™) was used to reduce sedentary behavior among sedentary adults. Method: Eighteen, sedentary adult volunteers (1... View more