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PHR - 12/133/04

A feasibility study and pilot RCT of a peer-led walking programme to increase physical activity in inactive older adults: Walk With Me Study

Project title: A feasibility study and pilot RCT of a peer-led walking programme to increase physical activity in inactive older adults: Walk With Me Study

Call to action: 12/133 12/133 Which interventions maintain and/or increase physical activity in older people?

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Mark TullyORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0001-9710-4014

Lead Author: Professor Mark TullyORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0001-9710-4014

Contractor: The Queen's University of Belfast

Cost: £318,573.00

Co-investigators: Dr Ellen Simpson, Dr Ruth Hunter, Dr Wendy Hardeman, Mr Chris Totten, Mrs Joanne Morgan, Ms Mary Black, Professor Frank Kee, Professor Margaret Cupples, Professor Marie Murphy, Professor Suzanne McDonough.

Started: December 2014 | Status: Published May 2019

ISRCTN: 23051918 | PROSPERO registration: CRD42014009791

This study found that the peer-led intervention and methods were feasible and acceptable to participants, although some modifications are required prior to a full trial.

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