In another reminder of how indispensable the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) is to public health - despite recent national political headlines - the esteemed agency published an invaluable study evaluating the implementation of the...
I am so pleased to share the latest edition of The Activist In Motion Interview Series, featuring Katie Heggtveit. As the Founder and Director of Impact at Bootcamps for Change, Katie is a true Activist In Motion, using...
I am thrilled to announce that our latest guest on The Activist In Motion Interview Series is Adam Mejerson, the Founder and Executive Director of FitLot. FitLot helps communities plan, build, and activate outdoor fitness parks so...
Even after achieving significant physical activity improvement over 24 months, older Hispanic adults still held onto self-defeating perceptions about aging and illness, and struggled to maintain motivation to continue exercising, according to a fascinating study published in...
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...
During an outstanding edition of the McLean Hospital Mental Health Webinar Series, Dr. Chris Palmer provided a mini-master class on behavior change for individuals who are sedentary, which I highly recommend (watch video: 6:16-17:46).
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.
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...
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,...
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