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Improving the functional fitness of older adults through Lifelong Improvements through Fitness Together (LIFT): Use of an integrated research-practice partnership approach in community and clinical settings
(Virginia Tech, 2018-04-23)
Older adults represent one of the fastest growing populations as well as one of the most inactive. The effects of inactivity (e.g., fall risk, reduced quality of life, inability to age in place) may be mitigated through ...
Physical Activity Promotion for Older Adults in Extension through Domestic and International Efforts
(Virginia Tech, 2018-04-17)
The Land-Grant University Cooperative Extension (herein: Extension) system has been an underutilized resource for physical activity programming. With the recent addition of physical activity as a focus of Extension work, ...
Smartwatch Centered System for Facilitating Group Processes of Small Teams in a Statewide Health Promotion Program
(Virginia Tech, 2018-08-16)
Physical inactivity is a major cause of disease in the United States and globally. Effective physical activity interventions often use community based approaches due to the demonstrated effectiveness of combining individual ...
Exploration of Facilitators, Barriers and Opportunities for Faith-Based Organizations to Implement Nutrition and Physical Activity Programs and Partner with Virginia's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education
(Virginia Tech, 2018-04-26)
Poor diet and physical inactivity contribute to excessive weight and related diseases in the United States. Given the increasing rates of adult overweight and obesity among Americans, there is a need to develop and implement ...