31May/18

Exercise and Dementia in Nursing Homes: Views of Staff and Family Carers

Source: Journal of Aging and Physical Activity This paper reports the qualitative component of a randomized controlled trial which evaluated the impact and feasibility of a physical exercise intervention on individuals living withRead More…

31May/18

Physical Activity Prevalence and Correlates Among New Zealand Older Adults

Source: Journal of Aging and Physical Activity The aim of this study was to provide up-to-date information about physical activity (PA) levels in New Zealand older adults to inform the development and targetingRead More…

01May/18

Expectation for Physical Activity to Minimize Dementia Risk and Physical Activity Level Among Older Adults

Source: Journal of Aging and Physical Activity This study aimed to examine whether the expectation for physical activity to minimize dementia risk was associated with physical activity level and whether this associationRead More…

01May/18

Exploring the Facilitators and Barriers to Physical Activity in Older People With Sight Loss

Source: Journal of Aging and Physical Activity This study aimed to explore facilitators and barriers to physical activity in older people with sight loss. Focus groups were conducted with 13 community-dwelling olderRead More…

01May/18

Physical Activity Prevalence and Correlates Among New Zealand Older Adults

Source: Journal of Aging and Physical Activity The aim of this study was to provide up-to-date information about physical activity (PA) levels in New Zealand older adults to inform the development andRead More…

27Mar/18

Public Health Interventions for Decreasing Dementia Risk

Source:  JAMA Neurology Dementia is projected to be the greatest global challenge for health and social care this century. Dementia is a neurocognitive syndrome specific to people with otherwise normal brain development,Read More…

27Mar/18

Influences on health-care practitioners’ promotion of physical activity to their patients with prostate cancer: a qualitative study

Source: Journal of Primary Health Care Physical activity is beneficial for the physical and psychological health of patients with prostate cancer (PCa). Health-care practitioners are ideally positioned to promote physical activity toRead More…

27Mar/18

Citizen science applied to building healthier community environments: advancing the field through shared construct and measurement development

Source: International Journal of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity Physical inactivity across the lifespan remains a public health issue for many developed countries. Inactivity has contributed considerably to the pervasiveness of lifestyleRead More…