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Are physical activity interventions for healthy inactive adults effective in promoting behavior change and maintenance, and which behavior change techniques are effective? A systematic review and meta-analysis
Physical inactivity and sedentary behavior relate to poor health outcomes independently. Healthy inactive adults are a key target population for prevention. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to evaluate the ...
How effective is community physical activity promotion in areas of deprivation for inactive adults? A pragmatic observational evaluation of the 'Active Herts' physical activity programme
Background There is a high prevalence of inactivity in UK adults and many suffer from comorbid conditions. These frequently co-exist in areas of higher socio-economic deprivation. There is a need to test the effectiveness, ...
Managing behavioural and psychological symptoms in community dwelling older people with dementia:1. A systematic review of the effectiveness of interventions
Background: Two-thirds of people living with dementia live at home in the UK and many experience distressing behavioural and psychological symptoms. This systematic review evaluates the effectiveness of non-pharmacological ...
Managing behavioural and psychological symptoms in community dwelling older people with dementia: 2. A systematic review of qualitative studies : 2. A systematic review of qualitative studies
Background: People living with dementia often develop distressing behavioural and psychological symptoms (BPSD) that can affect their quality of life and the capacity of family carers and staff providing support at home. ...
Managing behavioural and psychological symptoms in people with dementia and their carers living at home/community- A mixed methods evidence synthesis for non-pharmacological interventions
(University of Hertfordshire, 2015-12-16)
Plain English Summary Background Two-thirds of people with dementia live at home and many experience distressing symptoms such as aggression, wandering, agitation, emotional problems, known as behavioural and psychological ...
What are the most effective behaviour change techniques to promote physical activity and/or reduce sedentary behaviour in inactive adults? : A systematic review protocol
Large proportions of the population are not meeting recommended levels of physical activity and have increasingly sedentary lifestyles. Low levels of physical activity are predictive of poor health outcomes and time spent ...
The impact of Cochrane Systematic Reviews : a mixed method evaluation of outputs from Cochrane review groups supported by the UK National Institute for Health Research
The last few decades have seen a growing emphasis on evidence-informed decision-making in health care. Systematic reviews, such as those produced by Cochrane, have been a key component of this movement. The National Institute ...
Cochrane review summary : smartphone and tablet self-management apps for asthma
Are smartphone and tablet computer apps feasible, effective and cost-effective tools for the self-management of individuals with asthma?
Cochrane Review Summary : Massage for promoting mental and physical health in typically developing infants under the age of six months
Is infant massage effective in promoting infant physical and mental health in a healthy population aged under six months?
What are the most effective behaviour change techniques to promote physical activity and/or reduce sedentary behaviour in sedentary adults? A systematic review
Purpose: The primary aim is to investigate the most effective behaviour change techniques (BCT) in randomised controlled trials (RCT) of interventions to increase physical activity and/or reduce sedentary behaviour in ...