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Active individuals who became sedentary following the implementation of widespread public health COVID-19 restrictions (e.g. social distancing, self-quarantining, remote work, etc.) report worse mental health than their peers who maintained an active lifestyle, according to a new...
Evening chronotypes with Type 2 diabetes (i.e. individuals with Type 2 diabetes who go to bed later than average) report less physical activity than other Type 2 patients, according to a study published in BMJ Open Diabetes...
Maybe behavior change counseling should more often resemble couples counseling? Spouses and domestic partners are highly likely to report the same cardio-vascular risk factors, according to a study from Harvard published in the...
An individual's personality traits may provide helpful clues for determining whether a particular behavioral change intervention will be successful, according to a study funded by the University of Pennsylvania Health System and published in PLOS ONE.
Black women who walk or exercise vigorously for 5 or more hours/week are less likely to die from cardiovascular disease or cancer, according to an analysis published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Health coaching led to "clinically significant weight loss at 24 months" as part of a high-intensity, lifestyle-based obesity treatment program addressing an underserved primary care population, according to a promising study published by the New England Journal...
Some characteristics of a residential built environment - like walkability, park proximity, and public transport - can impact physical activity rates, but the impact may be more complex than previously understood and vary between weekends and weekdays,...
Physical activity may reduce suffering from asthma in as few as eight weeks, according to a study published in Chest Journal. The study, structured as a randomized control trial, compared two groups of...
Policymakers and community planners have credible evidence to support investments in active transportation and walkability-focused developments, according to an analysis published in the Annual Review of Public Health. The analysis was based on work...
One small walking study. A giant leap for machine-kind? A computerized human simulation (i.e. non-human) named "Carmen" can be an effective health coach for low-income, older Latino adults, according to a study published in...
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