Journal article

Maintenance of physical activity and sedentary behavior change, and physical activity and sedentary behavior change after an abridged intervention: Secondary outcomes from the ACTIVATE Trial

Brigid M Lynch, Nga H Nguyen, Melissa M Moore, Marina M Reeves, Dori E Rosenberg, Terry Boyle, Shakira Milton, Christine M Friedenreich, Jeff K Vallance, Dallas R English

CANCER | WILEY | Published : 2019

Abstract

BACKGROUND: This brief report examines the maintenance of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and sedentary behavior changes approximately 12 weeks after the delivery of the ACTIVATE Trial primary intervention (use of the Garmin Vivofit 2 activity tracker coupled with a behavioral feedback and goal-setting session and 5 telephone-delivered health coaching sessions). We also examine the efficacy of an abridged intervention (use of the Garmin Vivofit 2 only) in the waitlist control group. METHODS: A pre-post design was employed to examine the secondary aims of the ACTIVATE Trial (n = 80; mean age = 62 years). MVPA and sedentary behavior were measured using Actigraph and activPAL acce..

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Grants

Awarded by World Cancer Research Fund-International


Awarded by National Breast Cancer Foundation Fellowship


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council Early Career Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by a grant from the World Cancer Research Fund-International (2015/1397). Brigid M. Lynch was supported by a National Breast Cancer Foundation Fellowship (ECF-15-012). Terry Boyle was supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council Early Career Fellowship (1072266). Jeff K. Vallance was supported by the Canada Research Chairs program.