Study Raises Doubts About Effectiveness of Environmental/Behavioral Interventions for Visually Impaired...

Environmental and behavioral interventions for increasing physical activity and preventing falls in older adults with irreversible visual impairment struggle to demonstrate effectiveness,...

Build It and They Will Exercise? Study Suggests the Association Between...

Some characteristics of a residential built environment - like walkability, park proximity, and public transport - can impact physical activity rates, but...

Walking and Vigorous Exercise Linked to Longer Life Span for Black...

Black women who walk or exercise vigorously for 5 or more hours/week are less likely to die from cardiovascular disease or cancer,...

Dear Bosses – Sedentary Office Environment Linked to Poor Key Measurements

Office workers with minimal sitting time during the workday are likely to report higher levels of energy and greater job satisfaction than...

Global Survey Identifies 4 Key Characteristics of Individuals Interested in Digital...

Nearly 7 out of 10 respondents to a global survey indicated an interest in digitally-delivered, at-home exercise programs, according to a new...

Decrease In Physical Activity Due to COVID-19 Restrictions Linked to Decrease...

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...

Cycling Linked to Walking Efficiency in Older Adults

Older adults who walk regularly for exercise may increase their ability to walk by adding some cycling into their lives, according to...

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After-School Intervention to Increase Physical Activity for Youth Reports Encouraging Findings

A multi-component, school-based intervention to increase physical activity for boys and girls with obesity/overweight, ages 10-12, resulted in significant changes in almost...

Call to Action: Support Black Fitness Professionals and Underserved Communities

An open letter to the fitness industry from Fit 4 Us serves as a powerful call to action to support Black fitness...

High Extraversion in Middle-Aged Women Linked to Over-Reporting Physical Activity

A study out of Finland found that middle-aged women exhibiting high extraversion were more likely to over-report their physical activity levels when...

School-Based Intervention Limited by Lack of Support at Home

An intervention focused on gardening and physical activity for third-graders attending Title I schools achieved some success, but the data showed no...

Canadians Experiencing “Significant and Sustained Decline” in Light Physical Activity During...

Canadians who led active lifestyles pre-COVID were able to ramp back up to healthy levels of moderate/vigorous activity shortly after the stay-at-home...

Non-Specific Goals May Also Be Effective for Increasing Physical Activity

Although SMART Goals are foundational to most approaches to behavior change counseling, a new study suggests that non-specific goals may also have...

Post-Heart Attack Lifestyle Intervention Improves With Partner Participation

Behavior change can be exceptionally hard, even after a traumatic health event that would signal an urgent need for a lifestyle adjustment....

Exercising on the Street While Black

A simple bike ride became a very dangerous experience for NBA figure, Maurice Cheeks, and it wasn't because of traffic.

Physical Activity May Reduce Depression & Anxiety During Self-Isolation

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...

Exercise May Increase Effectiveness of Vaccines

The effectiveness of a vaccine may be higher for elite athletes, according to two studies covered by Gretchen Reynolds of the NY...

For Better Mental Health – Work Up A Sweat (safely, of...

During an outstanding edition of the McLean Hospital Mental Health Webinar Series, Dr. Chris Palmer provided a mini-master class on behavior change...

Catastrophizing Linked to Sedentary Behavior and Physical Inactivity

Osteo-arthritis patients are more likely to be sedentary and inactive on days when morning catastrophizing is above normal, according to a study...