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Pasos Hacia La Salud: a randomized controlled trial of an internet-delivered physical activity intervention for Latinas

Overview of attention for article published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, May 2016
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Title
Pasos Hacia La Salud: a randomized controlled trial of an internet-delivered physical activity intervention for Latinas
Published in
International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, May 2016
DOI 10.1186/s12966-016-0385-7
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Authors

Bess H. Marcus, Sheri J. Hartman, Britta A. Larsen, Dori Pekmezi, Shira I. Dunsiger, Sarah Linke, Becky Marquez, Kim M. Gans, Beth C. Bock, Andrea S. Mendoza-Vasconez, Madison L. Noble, Carlos Rojas

Abstract

Internet access has grown markedly in Latinos during the past decade. However, there have been no Internet-based physical activity interventions designed for Latinos, despite large disparities in lifestyle-related conditions, such as obesity and diabetes, particularly in Latina women. The current study tested the efficacy of a 6-month culturally adapted, individually tailored, Spanish-language Internet-based physical activity intervention. Inactive Latinas (N = 205) were randomly assigned to the Tailored Physical Activity Internet Intervention or the Wellness Contact Control Internet Group. Participants in both groups received emails on a tapered schedule over 6 months to alert them to new content on the website. The primary outcome was minutes/week of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) at 6 months as measured by the 7-Day Physical Activity Recall; activity was also measured by accelerometers. Data were collected between 2011 and 2014 and analyzed in 2015 at the University of California, San Diego. Increases in minutes/week of MVPA were significantly greater in the Intervention Group compared to the Control Group (mean difference = 50.00, SE = 9.5, p < 0.01). Increases in objectively measured MVPA were also significantly larger in the Intervention Group (mean differences = 31.0, SE = 10.7, p < .01). The Intervention Group was also significantly more likely to meet national physical activity guidelines at 6 months (OR = 3.12, 95 % CI 1.46-6.66, p < .05). Findings from the current study suggest that this Internet-delivered individually tailored intervention successfully increased MVPA in Latinas compared to a Wellness Contact Control Internet Group. NCT01834287 .

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Switzerland 1 <1%
Unknown 184 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 38 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 27 15%
Researcher 21 11%
Student > Bachelor 16 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 12 6%
Other 42 23%
Unknown 30 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 34 18%
Psychology 34 18%
Nursing and Health Professions 25 13%
Social Sciences 15 8%
Sports and Recreations 12 6%
Other 25 13%
Unknown 41 22%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 12. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 16 December 2017.
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#1,488,821
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Outputs from International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
#690
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#36,208
of 266,402 outputs
Outputs of similar age from International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
#14
of 19 outputs
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