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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
Contractor: The Queen's University of Belfast
Co-investigators: Dr Ellen Simpson, Dr Ruth Hunter, Mr Chris Totten, Ms Joanne Morgan, Ms Mary Black, Professor Frank Kee, Professor Margaret Cupples, Professor Marie Murphy, Professor Suzanne McDonough, Professor Wendy Hardeman.
Started: December 2014 | Status: Published May 2019
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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