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Laura J. McGowan, Rachael Powell and David P. French

levels of physical activity among cohorts of older adults, reducing sedentary behavior remains an important target for health-related behavior change. Furthermore, interventions promoting reductions in sedentary behavior are likely to be more acceptable to older adults than interventions to promote

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Julia Rudecki, Katie Weatherson and Guy Faulkner

, factors influencing desk usage, and acceptability of a low-cost standing desk in the home environment. Methods Study Design This exploratory study aimed to understand if there was interest in using standing desks in the home environment. The evaluation was primarily qualitative consisting of interviews

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Andrea L. Hergenroeder, Bethany Barone Gibbs, Mary P. Kotlarczyk, Subashan Perera, Robert J. Kowalsky and Jennifer S. Brach

 al., 2005 ). Acceptable accuracy was defined as the activity monitor capturing ≥97% of observed steps based on industry standards ( Hatano, 1993 ). To examine activity monitor usability ratings, the percentage of subjects indicating a favorable rating (a 4 or 5 on a scale from 1 to 5) for each feature was

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Stephanie G. Kerrigan, Evan M. Forman, Mitesh Patel, Dave Williams, Fengqing Zhang, Ross D. Crosby and Meghan L. Butryn

, the role of feedback in bolstering the effects of incentives remains untested. The current study aims to address the feasibility and acceptability of deposit contracts, with and without daily feedback on behavior. In addition, we will explore the patterns of response to deposit contracts with and

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Athina Liacos, Angela T. Burge, Narelle S. Cox and Anne E. Holland

, targeting step count may be beneficial as it gives a clear and tangible indication to the individual about their level of physical activity participation ( Moy, Danilack, Okunbor, & Teylan, 2014 ; Tyo et al., 2011 ; Walker et al., 2008 ; Wilson et al., 2015 ). ActivOnline is feasible and acceptable in

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Angela Devereux-Fitzgerald, Rachael Powell and David P. French

flies when you are having fun.” The importance of enjoyment was discussed in two recent meta-syntheses of qualitative studies, where physical activity was deemed more acceptable and relevant to older adults when perceived as enjoyable and social ( Devereux-Fitzgerald et al., 2016 ; McGowan et al., 2017

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

( Barnes et al., 2015 ) reported an amendment to their study protocol to implement qualitative data analysis, although results have not been reported to date. Acceptability has occasionally been reported by authors following their perceptions about participant’s satisfaction with interventions or providing

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Rebecca Stanley, Rachel Jones, Christian Swann, Hayley Christian, Julie Sherring, Trevor Shilton and Anthony Okely

this study was to examine stakeholders’ perceptions of the Australian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years, specifically their acceptability, usability, and dissemination strategies during the development stage and prior to release of the Guidelines. Methods Stakeholders Thirty

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Christopher J. Stevens, Megan L.R. Ross and Roxanne M. Vogel

also improve the practicality of delivering menthol to athletes during training and competition. Therefore, the aim of the current study was to develop a menthol energy gel for endurance athletes to use during exercise and to determine acceptability and preferences for gels with different menthol

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Dechristian França Barbieri, Luiz Augusto Brusaca, Svend Erik Mathiassen and Ana Beatriz Oliveira

patterns, and was associated with less muscle fatigue in the posterior thigh. In a study of 3 sit–stand time patterns (40/20, 30/30, and 20/40 min), 35 participants rated the 30-/30-minute pattern as more acceptable than the other 2. In another sit–stand desk study, 36 bilateral electromyography was