Archive Physical Activity & Health

 

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CAPACITY: Community approach to increase physical activity in older adults

Milo Puhan

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CAPACITY evaluates a community-based physical activity promotion intervention for older adults.

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HOMEX: Home-based exercise training for COPD patients

Anja Frei

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In the two trials HOMEX 1 and HOMEX 2, we evaluate the effects of a long-term home-based exercise training program using minimal equipment vs. usual care in patients with COPD.

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EPHEPA European Collaborative Partnership
on Sport and HEPA

Sonja Kahlmeier

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This Erasmus+ collaborative partnership project will hold annual HEPA workshops with the EU Physical Activity Focal Points, further develop the HEPA Policy Audit Tool and foster networking at the annual meetings of HEPA Europe.

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HEAT Health Economic assessment tools for
walking and biking

Sonja Kahlmeier

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To facilitate evidence-based decision-making, WHO has developed, in collaboration with experts, an online tool to estimate the value of reduced mortality that results from regular walking or cycling.

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PAPRICA (Physical Activity Promotion in Primary Care)

Anja Frei

Dunja Nicca

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PAPRICA (Physical Activity Promotion in Primary Care), a physical activity counseling programme streamlined to the specific demands of primary care practices, is currently updated and prepared for broader implementation in the context of the NCD prevention strategy.

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PASTA: physical activity through sustainable transportation approaches

Thomas Götschi

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PASTA is a broadband, interdisciplinary, pan-European project on active travel and its determinants, its relation with physical activity and safety, and its health impacts.

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Physical activity policy analysis

Sonja Kahlmeier

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This area of work aims to provide learning and insight into effective policy approaches to promote physical activity, the development of assessment tools and their application in practice.

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PRO-active - Physical Activity as a Crucial Patient Reported Outcome in COPD

Milo Puhan

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The aim of PROactive is to develop new tools that will enable patients, their doctors and clinical researchers to accurately assess the improvement or deterioration of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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SPAcE: supporting policy & action for active environments

Sonja Kahlmeier

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This Erasmus+ Collaborative Partnership project aims to stimulate more participation in physical activity through the development of Urban Active Environments Action Plans in five communities. The plans are developed on existing evidence and good practice in an intersectoral collaborative process.

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