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Randomised controlled trial of a pedometer-based walking intervention with and without practice nurse support in primary care patients aged 45-74 years

Project title: Randomised controlled trial of a pedometer-based walking intervention with and without practice nurse support in primary care patients aged 45-74 years

Call to action: 10/32 Comparison of pedometer-based walking interventions

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Tess HarrisORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-8671-1553

Lead Author: Professor Tess HarrisORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-8671-1553

Contractor: St George's, University of London

Cost: £1,266,989.00

Co-investigators: Dr Sunil Shah, Dr Ulf Ekelund, Mrs Sally Kerry, Professor Christina Victor, Professor Derek Cook, Professor Julia Fox-Rushby, Professor Michael Ussher, Professor Peter Whincup, Professor Steve Iliffe.

Started: March 2012 | Status: Published July 2018

ISRCTN: 98538934

This intervention increased 12-month step counts by about 660 steps per day and increased time in moderate to vigorous physical activity by about 34 minutes per week, with similar effects seen with or without nurse support.

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