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,...
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...
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...
Osteo-arthritis patients are more likely to be sedentary and inactive on days when morning catastrophizing is above normal, according to a study published in PAIN. Why It Matters Movement and...
Loved this post from Pete Moore of Integrity Square. It's not only a passionate rebuttal to all those who predict the death and demise of the brick and mortar fitness industry, it's also a very real bet...
In this edition of the Activist In Motion Interview Series, we have the pleasure of spending 8 Great Minutes with Tiffany Copeland, Manager of the Fitness Warriors program created by Sports Backers of Richmond, VA.
Although SMART Goals are foundational to most approaches to behavior change counseling, a new study suggests that non-specific goals may also have a rightful place in the behavior change toolbox. Measuring the results...
Individuals who achieve over 30 min/day of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity or over 15 min/day of vigorous physical activity are less likely to experience depressive, anxiety, and co-occurring depression/anxiety symptoms while self-isolating due to Covid-19, according to a...
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.
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...
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