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Steps that count! A feasibility study of a pedometer-based, health-promotion intervention in an employed, South African population
South African Journal of Sports Medicine
Background. The emergence of the pedometer as a useful motivational aid for increasing physical activity (PA) has supported its use in PA interventions. Objectives. To examine the feasibility of a 10-week pedometer-based intervention complemented by regular motivational messages, to increase ambulatory PA; and to determine the minimum sample size required for a randomised, controlled trial (RCT). Methods. Participants, sourced by convenience sampling of employees from an academic institution,doi:10.7196/sajsm.500 fatcat:cjoyo2m5orav7bvgbpbfrovz6u