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Using Digital Coaching to Promote Physical Activity to University Students with Low Levels of Physical Activity: A Qualitative Intervention Study

Eeva Kettunen
2021 Proceedings of the 54th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences   unpublished
This study continues studying the effects of digital coaching by focusing on university students with low levels of physical activity.  ...  The target group was university students with low levels of physical activity.  ... 
doi:10.24251/hicss.2021.152 fatcat:klyvdqizxnachjvj23e3hgtqaa

Breast Cancer Survivors' Perspectives on Motivational and Personalization Strategies in Mobile App-Based Physical Activity Coaching Interventions: A Qualitative Study (Preprint)

Francisco Monteiro-Guerra, Gabriel Ruiz Signorelli, Octavio Rivera-Romero, Enrique Dorronzoro-Zubiete, Brian Caulfield
2020 JMIR mHealth and uHealth  
A qualitative study was conducted, using individual semistructured interviews, with 14 breast cancer survivors.  ...  individuals to the recommended levels of activity.  ...  This study was performed in collaboration with Salumedia Tecnologias SL, the Oncoavanze Clinic, the University of Seville, and the Insight Centre for Data Analytics from the University College Dublin.  ... 
doi:10.2196/18867 pmid:32955446 fatcat:rhlhirpew5cwxck72jwvkgqjk4

Living with cystic fibrosis – a qualitative study of a life coaching intervention

Karin Bæk Knudsen, Kirsten Arntz Boisen, Terese Lea Katzenstein, Laust Hvas Mortensen, Tacjana Pressler, Marianne Skov, Mary Jarden
2018 Patient Preference and Adherence  
Acknowledgments The authors thank the participants for their contribution to the study.  ...  This research was supported by unconditional grants from Gilead Sciences Inc. and from Finsen Centre, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet.  ...  young adults aged 18-30 with CF to be feasible. 22 The aim of this qualitative study was to explore the experiences of young adults with CF participating in a life coaching intervention.  ... 
doi:10.2147/ppa.s159306 pmid:29720874 pmcid:PMC5916455 fatcat:nghcdt5o5ncixktdp742eqoyvi

Empowering aspects for healthy food and physical activity habits: adolescents' experiences of a school-based intervention in a disadvantaged urban community

Christopher Holmberg, Christel Larsson, Peter Korp, Eva-Carin Lindgren, Linus Jonsson, Andreas Fröberg, John E Chaplin, Christina Berg
2018 International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health & Well-Being  
Purpose:This study aimed to describe adolescents' experiences of participating in a healthpromoting school-based intervention regarding food and physical activity, with a focus on empowering aspects.  ...  Conclusions: To facilitate empowerment and stimulate learning, health-promotion interventions targeting adolescents could enable active learning activities in groups, by using visualizing tools to facilitate  ...  food and physical activity.  ... 
doi:10.1080/17482631.2018.1487759 pmid:29972679 pmcid:PMC6032021 fatcat:wuslbbnsyfgmfcixxyw33gwvqu

Therapy interventions for children with neurodisabilities: a qualitative scoping study

Bryony Beresford, Susan Clarke, Jane Maddison
2018 Health Technology Assessment  
A portfolio of study designs – quantitative and qualitative, experimental and observational – was called for, and which included economic evaluation and clear pathways to impact.  ...  It included 'foundational' research into neurodisability, the active components of therapy interventions and the concept of participation.  ...  Acknowledgements W e particularly acknowledge the contributions of the parents who participated in this study, many of whom made special arrangements to attend a focus group meeting.  ... 
doi:10.3310/hta22030 pmid:29345224 fatcat:hpc4t4d2dfdkdgogptfr65cnmy

Children with Obesity Prioritize Social Support against Stigma: A Qualitative Study for Development of an Obesity Prevention Intervention

Maryam Amini, Abolghassem Djazayery, Reza Majdzadeh, Mohammad-Hossein Taghdisi, Haleh Sadrzadeh-Yeganeh, Maryam Eslami-Amirabadi
2014 International Journal of Preventive Medicine  
Category of intervention components included nutrition improvement, physical activity promotion, social support and education.  ...  Childhood obesity is a world-wide health problem and development of interventions to prevent or control it is a priority. Obesity is prevalent and on the increase among school-students in Iran, too.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors wish to thank Hamideh Jorbozeh and the staff of Qods and Andisheh primary schools for their support in data collection.  ... 
pmid:25489443 pmcid:PMC4258668 fatcat:u3aaakpdbvd6nbnat7w6umzau4

The impact of utilizing mobile phones to promote physical activity among post-secondary students: a scoping review

Hieu Ly
2016 mHealth  
The purpose of this study was to conduct a scoping review to explore the existing literature and investigate what is currently known about the use of mobile phones to enhance physical activity levels among  ...  Goal setting principles combined with text message interventions were reported to have significant influences on students' physical activity levels.  ...  Footnote Conflicts of Interest: The author has no conflicts of interest to declare.  ... 
doi:10.21037/mhealth.2016.12.03 pmid:28293617 pmcid:PMC5344149 fatcat:wmyys43bvfbofbe4r2rxaoa3xa

EUCAPA 2022 Book of Abstracts

European Conference of Adapted Physical Activity
2022 European Journal of Adapted Physical Activity  
The European Congress of Adapted Physical Activity (EUCAPA) is a biennial scientific conference organized under the shield of the European Federation of Adapted Physical Activity (EUFAPA) aiming to promote  ...  , facilitate and coordinate European cooperation in research, professional preparation, provision of services and promotion of Adapted Physical Activity for people with disabilities.  ...  The goal is to work out and implement a school concept promoting physical activity together with all members of the school family (including students).  ... 
doi:10.5507/euj.2022.003 fatcat:ez5nw3gnafg63au3er2wqdjrtq

Motivation and Barriers to Maintaining Lifestyle Changes in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes after an Intensive Lifestyle Intervention (The U-TURN Trial): A Longitudinal Qualitative Study

Sabrina K. Schmidt, Liv Hemmestad, Christopher S. MacDonald, Henning Langberg, Laura S. Valentiner
2020 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
The qualitative data from these individual interviews were analysed using systematic text condensation with an inductive approach.  ...  The purpose of this study was to explore and identify factors that influence motivation for and barriers to adopting and maintaining lifestyle changes in patients with type 2 diabetes, following participation  ...  In addition, the authors would like to thank Just Human and The Centre of Inflammation and Metabolism and the Centre for Physical Activity Research, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph17207454 pmid:33066239 pmcid:PMC7602059 fatcat:mfmc6ipkxnb5zadwch6vlzxpgu

Behaviour change techniques: the development and evaluation of a taxonomic method for reporting and describing behaviour change interventions (a suite of five studies involving consensus methods, randomised controlled trials and analysis of qualitative data)

Susan Michie, Caroline E Wood, Marie Johnston, Charles Abraham, Jill J Francis, Wendy Hardeman
2015 Health Technology Assessment  
The usefulness of BCTTv1 to report descriptions of observed interventions had mixed results.ConclusionsThe developed taxonomy (BCTTv1) provides a methodology for identifying content of complex BCIs and  ...  Domain-specific taxonomies of BCTs have been developed, for example healthy eating and physical activity, smoking cessation and alcohol consumption.  ...  Conclusions: We did not find a clear benefit of using the BCTTv1 to report observed interventions.  ... 
doi:10.3310/hta19990 pmid:26616119 pmcid:PMC4781650 fatcat:qacmg7cuvnb3dm6pkim6wcnp7a

2046. A Qualitative Study on Perceived Barriers and Facilitators of Implementing an Antimicrobial Stewardship Intervention in the Management of Urinary Tract Infections in a Long-Term Care Setting

April Chan, Denis O'Donnell, Benjamin Kaasa, Annalise Mathers, Nicoleta Paraschiv, Mark L Goldstein, Kevin Brazil, Alexandra Papaioannou, Lisa Dolovich
2019 Open Forum Infectious Diseases  
Methods A qualitative approach using conventional content analysis was used. Through purposeful sampling, we recruited different LTCF healthcare providers and administrators at Kensington Gardens.  ...  We aimed to identify facilitators, barriers and strategies in implementing a urinary tract infection (UTI)-focused AS intervention at an LTCF in Toronto.  ...  It is generally used in studies with the aim to describe a phenomenon, which is aligned with the qualitative descriptive approach for this study (Hsieh, 2005) .  ... 
doi:10.1093/ofid/ofz360.1726 fatcat:pxc4nz7bivd6fpxrjlnvogy2ry

The influence of online physical activity interventions on children and young people's engagement with physical activity: a systematic review

Victoria A. Goodyear, Bethany Skinner, Jonathon McKeever, Mark Griffiths
2021 Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy  
Conclusions: The studies in this review provide a convincing rationale for the use of online interventions to support CYP's engagement with physical activity, due to the positive effects on physical and  ...  A modified version of the Quality Assessment Tool for Studies with Diverse Designs was used to assess study quality. A mixed methods approach was used to analyse and synthesise all evidence.  ...  The intervention by Benítez-Andrades et al. (2020) focused on the use of a social networking application with secondary school students to provide information on physical activity and offer rewards for  ... 
doi:10.1080/17408989.2021.1953459 fatcat:bdzuznykwje33ihl2cmebtcb2i

Effect and Process Evaluation of a Smartphone App to Promote an Active Lifestyle in Lower Educated Working Young Adults: Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial

Dorien Simons, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Peter Clarys, Katrien De Cocker, Corneel Vandelanotte, Benedicte Deforche
2018 JMIR mHealth and uHealth  
Intervention participants (n=60) used the Active Coach app (for 9 weeks) combined with a Fitbit activity tracker.  ...  Mobile technologies have great potential to promote an active lifestyle in lower educated working young adults, an underresearched target group at a high risk of low activity levels.  ...  We would also like to thank all master students and colleague researchers for assistance with data collection. Finally, we would like to thank Cucumber Apps for developing the Active Coach app.  ... 
doi:10.2196/10003 pmid:30143477 fatcat:g7aubljo2fck7o245yja6wrfbq

A Qualitative Study of Barriers and Enablers of Physical Activity among Female Emirati University Students

Nicola W. Burton, Bonnie L. Barber, Asaduzzaman Khan
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
The aim of this study was to explore perceptions of barriers to and enablers of physical activity participation among female Emirati university students.  ...  Interventions to promote physical activity participation should reflect social and culturally relevant influences of the target demographic.  ...  Acknowledgments: This study was part of an overall research program, which commenced when N.W.B. was based at The University of Queensland.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph18073380 pmid:33805174 pmcid:PMC8037841 fatcat:proyuvs4krcpnbcutzvd6t7fxa

Student-coaches perceptions about their learning activities in the university context

Michel Milistetd, Vitor Ciampolini, Matheus Santos Mendes, Caio Correa Cortela, Juarez Vieira do Nascimento
2018 Revista Brasileira de Ciências do Esporte  
The aim of this study was to analyze the student-coaches' perceptions of their learning activities experienced during their formation on the bachelor program of Physical Education.  ...  Eight students with intentions to become sports coaches participated. Data were collected through semi-structured interviews.  ...  is to analyze the perception of student-coaches enrolled in a 4-year undergraduate program in Physical Education with regards to the contribution of the learning activities experienced in this environment  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rbce.2018.03.005 fatcat:jzgjeofzkzaopjmmx26zvcpoee
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