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An Updated Review of Interventions that Include Promotion of Physical Activity for Adult Men

Joan L Bottorff, Cherisse L Seaton, Steve T Johnson, Cristina M Caperchione, John L Oliffe, Kimberly More, Haleema Jaffer-Hirji, Sherri M Tillotson



The marked disparity in life expectancy between men and women suggests men are a vulnerable group requiring targeted health promotion programs. As such, there is an increasing need for health promotion strategies that effectively engage men with their health and/or illness management. Programs that promote physical activity could significantly improve the health of men. Although George et al. (Sports Med 42(3):281, 30) reviewed physical activity programs involving adult males published between 1990 and 2010, developments in men's health have prompted the emergence of new sex- and gender-specific approaches targeting men. The purpose of this review was to: (1) extend and update the review und..

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Funding Acknowledgements

This manuscript does not contain clinical studies or patient data. This research was approved by the UBC Okanagan ethics review board as part of a larger Project and was prepared in accordance with the Canadian Tri-Council ethical standards. This research was supported by the Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute (Grant 701259-00). The authors declare no conflicts of interest or financial relationship with the organization that funded the research. The preparation and decision to submit this manuscript was done by the authors independent from the study sponsors.