Study selection studies were eligible for inclusion if they reported an assessment of pedometer use among adult outpatients, reported a change in steps per day, and included more than 5 participants. In conclusion, this is the first study to examine the effectiveness of integrating web-based, computer-tailored, pedometer-based step advice in a physical activity intervention the use of objective measures in providing tailored advice seems promising, given that this web-based, computer-tailored, pedometer-based pa intervention showed. Effectiveness of “step into health” program in qatar: a pedometer-based longitudinal study mohamed g al-kuwari , abdulla s al-mohannadi, suzan sayegh exercise is medicine (eim), aspetar orthopedic and sports medicine hospital, doha, qatar. In summary, this study has demonstrated that a 12-week pedometer-based walking program in combination with a physical activity consultation was an effective way to increase walking, reduce sedentary behavior and increase positive affect in a community based sample not meeting current physical activity recommendations.
The pedometer is be- coming one of the most commonly used practical measures to assess physical ac- tivity in exercise and physical activity interventions (tudor-locke & bassett. A pedometer is a non-invasive instrument that provides instant feedback regarding activity level by measuring vertical accelerations of the body, thus capturing a variety of activities that enhance the concept of life style activity. Background: current evidence supports the use of pedometers as effective motivational tools to promote physical activity and improve health-related quality of life in the general population the aims of this study are to examine. Pedometer step-count goals to promote physical activity in cardiac rehabilitation: a feasibility study of a controlled trial international journal of physical medicine and rehabilitation, 1(7), [157.
Research has shown that pedometers are a good motivational tool, although maybe not by themselves several randomized trials show that it's the combination of wearing a pedometer and having a goal that's most effective. Cost-effectiveness of pedometer-based versus time-based green prescriptions: the healthy steps study william leung a d, toni ashton a, gregory s kolt b c, grant m schofield c, nicholas garrett c, ngaire kerse a and asmita patel c. A pedometer-based intervention delivered by post, compared with current practice, would deliver cost savings in the short term and the most quality of life benefits in the long term the short-term and long-term cost-effectiveness of a pedometer-based intervention in primary care: a within trial analysis and beyond-trial modelling - the lancet. Pedometers have been identiﬁed as a tool for health professionals to promote physical activity this study, which aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of wearing a pedometer on general practitioners’ attitudes to promoting physical activity, was a. Abstract this paper reports on the cost-effectiveness of pedometer-based versus time-based green prescriptions in improving physical activity and health-related quality of life (eq-5d) in a randomised controlled trial of 330 low-active, community-based adults aged 65 years and over.
A pedometer-based intervention for people with type 2 diabetes 1 the effectiveness of a brief intervention using a pedometer and step recording diary on promoting physical activity in people diagnosed with. The efficacy of a pedometer based intervention new south wales health promotion demonstration research grants scheme in increasing physical activity. The main aim of this study is to examine the effectiveness of a three-week pedometer- based physical activity intervention on a sample of icelandic adolescents in their first year of upper-secondary school. The european pedometer-based 10,000 steps ghent whole community intervention for 228,000 residents was found to be effective in increasing step counts by an average of 896 steps/day in a sub-sample of adults the present study aimed to examine the characteristics of intervention participants (n. The results of the economic and qualitative analyses of the www study suggest that pedometer based walking interventions may be considered cost-effective and suitable for implementation within the wider community.
Factors that may have impacted the effectiveness of pedometer use include pedometer malfunction, low pedometer compliance, and severe wintery weather keywords: 6-minute walk test, chronic heart failure, exercise tolerance, pedometer increased their 6mwt after the 6-week study period (table 2) the pedometer group had a mean increase of 15. The effectiveness of pedometers to increase physical activity: a systematic review and meta-analysis dan mason (1), laura lamming, ed wilson. ” studies have shown that wearing a pedometer is a simple, effective way for people to become more aware of their daily activity level, and increase their physical activity (rooney, 2003) dena et al (2007) stated that, the use of a pedometer is associated with significant increases in physical activity and significant decreases in body mass.
Objective: the study aim was to evaluate the effectiveness of a computer-tailored, pedometer-based pa intervention in working adults methods: participants (≥18 years) were recruited between may and december 2012 from eight flemish workplaces. Due to the small number of studies and the inconsistency in study design and quality, it is difficult to establish guidelines regarding the appropriate use of pedometers to promote physical activity levels in youth. This study provides strong evidence for the effectiveness of pedometer walking interventions in increasing pa levels for patients with msds our findings suggest that a combination of interventions is likely to be the most effective strategy to maximize health benefits in the short term. When modelled from the selected studies of intervention effectiveness, intervention programs that encourage use of pedometers and mass media-based community campaigns are the most cost-effective strategies to implement and are very likely to be cost-saving.
Effectiveness of a web-based, computer-tailored, pedometer-based physical activity intervention for adults: a cluster-randomized controlled trial the safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Purpose we compared the effectiveness of 2 physical activity prescriptions delivered in primary care—the standard time-based green prescription and a pedometer step-based green prescription—on physical activity, body mass index (bmi), blood pressure, and quality of life in low-active older adults.