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Steriani Elavsky, Lenka Knapova, Adam Klocek and David Smahel

and randomized control trials [RCTs]) published between 2012 and 2016 to assess the effectiveness of mHealth in changing health behaviors and improving disease recovery in older adults. The review had a broad focus on health behaviors ranging from PA, dietary habits, and sleep to medication adherence

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Salomé Aubert, Julien Aucouturier, Caroline Ganière, Alicia Fillon, Pauline Genin, Julien Schipman, Benjamin Larras, Corinne Praznoczy, Martine Duclos and David Thivel

promotional campaigns (i.e. physical activity and sedentary behaviours guidelines) and local action such as the intervention based on the ICAPS randomized control trial 13 in small population. However, several forms of financial help exist to support the registration of children and adolescent from medium

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Yolanda Barrado-Martín, Michelle Heward, Remco Polman and Samuel R. Nyman

people living with dementia ( Nyman & Skelton, 2017 ). However, there is a lack of high-quality randomized controlled trials (RCTs) with blinded assessors that focus on exercise, including Tai Chi, among community-dwelling older adults living with dementia and their carer as a dyad. Exercise

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E. Kipling Webster, Leah E. Robinson and Danielle D. Wadsworth

children: a randomized controlled trial with 4-year-olds in preschools . Am J Prev Med . 2016 ; 51 ( 1 ): 12 – 22 . PubMed ID: 26803357 doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2015.12.003 26803357 10.1016/j.amepre.2015.12.003 39. Määttä S , Ray C , Roos G , Roos E . Applying a socioecological model to

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Mette Rørth, Tine Tjørnhøj-Thomsen, Prue Cormie, John L. Oliffe and Julie Midtgaard

RCT and calculated by means of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire. ADT = androgen deprivation therapy; MET = metabolic equivalent; RCT = randomized controlled trial. a Study participants were asked about their football experience during their life course as part of a baseline

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Dawn C. Mackey, Alexander D. Perkins, Kaitlin Hong Tai, Joanie Sims-Gould and Heather A. McKay

was justified by the following rationale. First, one objective of the study was to estimate intervention effects and variability on health outcomes, which would allow more informed sample size planning for a future large-scale randomized controlled trial. To estimate variability with adequate

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Maria-Christina Kosteli, Jennifer Cumming and Sarah E. Williams

controlled trial . Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 35 , 347 – 363 . PubMed doi:10.1007/s10865-001-9360-6 10.1007/s10865-011-9360-6 Conn , V.S. ( 1998 ). Older adults and exercise: path analysis of self-efficacy related constructs . Nursing Research, 47 , 180 – 189 . PubMed doi:10.1300/J013v26n03

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Madhura Phansikar and Sean P. Mullen

et al., 2009 ), and randomized controlled trials ( Albinet, Boucard, Bouquet, & Audiffren, 2010 ; Kramer, Colcombe, McAuley, Scalf, & Erickson, 2005 ; Smiley-Oyen, Lowry, Francois, Kohut, & Ekkekakis, 2008 ). For example, Smiley-Oyen et al. ( 2008 ) conducted an randomized controlled trial

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Samuel R. Nyman

their informal carers, there are some studies with the general adult population that have tested the use of working with couples rather than individuals to enact behavior change. For example, a randomized controlled trial tested a couple-based telephone intervention where individuals made goals and

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Laura K. Fewell, Riley Nickols, Amanda Schlitzer Tierney and Cheri A. Levinson

, A. ( 2010 ). Does resistance training improve the functional capacity and well being of very young anorexic patients? A randomized controlled trial . Journal of Adolescent Health, 46 ( 4 ), 352 – 358 . 20307824 doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2009.09.001 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2009.09.001 Fernandez