Effect of a Pedometer-Based Intervention on Daily Step Counts of Community-Dwelling Older Adults.Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport (2007)
AbstractThis study investigated the effect of a 12-week pedometer-based intervention on daily step counts of 147 older adults randomly assigned to an intervention or wait-list control group (M age = 72.9 years, SD = 8.8). The intervention group significantly increased their daily step counts after 12 weeks (M = 639, SD = 2,239) and continued to significantly increase during a 12-week maintenance period (M = 680, SD = 1,721).
- Pedometers. Physical Activity,
- Health and Wellness
Publication DateDecember, 2007
Citation InformationKaren A Croteau, Nancy E. Richeson, Bonnie C. Farmer and David B. Jones. "Effect of a Pedometer-Based Intervention on Daily Step Counts of Community-Dwelling Older Adults." Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport Vol. 78 Iss. 5 (2007)
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