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

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 %
Switzerland 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Unknown 158 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 35 22%
Unspecified 25 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 21 13%
Researcher 19 12%
Professor 15 9%
Other 45 28%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Unspecified 36 23%
Psychology 30 19%
Medicine and Dentistry 29 18%
Nursing and Health Professions 19 12%
Sports and Recreations 17 11%
Other 29 18%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 13. 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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#1,036,210
of 12,302,005 outputs
Outputs from International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
#542
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#33,911
of 275,422 outputs
Outputs of similar age from International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
#21
of 32 outputs
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