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Results of the first year of active for life: translation of 2 evidence-based physical activity programs for older adults into community settings

Results of the first year of active for life: translation of 2 evidence-based physical activity programs for older adults into community settings

American Journal of Public Health 96(7): 1201-1209

Objectives. Translating efficacious interventions into practice within community settings is a major public health challenge. We evaluated the effects of 2 evidence-based physical activity interventions on self-reported physical activity and related outcomes in midlife and older adults.Methods. Four community-based organizations implemented Active Choices, a 6-month, telephone-based program, and 5 implemented Active Living Every Day, a 20-week, group-based program.

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