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Title: Have pedometer, will travel
Author: Rowland, Kathleen; Schumann, Sarah-Anne; Hickner, John
Keywords: physical activity
cardiovascular disease
metabolic syndrome
Date: 2008-02
Publisher: Family Physicians Inquiries Network
Citation: Journal of Family Practice, 57(2) 2008: 90-93.
Abstract: Advise your patients to use a pedometer, set a step goal, and keep a step diary. This simple intervention takes only a few moments and is effective in increasing patients' physical activity and decreasing both body mass index (BMI) and systolic blood pressure. Strength of recommendation A: Based on a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and observational studies.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/5412

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