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Walking difficulty, walking speed, and age as predictors of self-rated health: the women's health and aging study

Older persons reporting disability are more likely to report poor self-rated health, but little work has been done to assess the independent relationships of reported walking difficulty and measured walking performance with self-rated health.
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Effect of brisk walking in 1 or 2 daily bouts

a randomized, controlled trial Menopause may induce a phase of rapid decreases in bone mineral density, aerobic fitness, muscle strength, and balance, especially in sedentary women.
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The feasibility and effectiveness of pram walking groups etc

Women with children under five are the least physically active population group.
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Pedometer indices for weekly physical activity recommendations etc (abstract)

The aim of this study was to quantify pedometer-determined steps per day associated with 50, 100, and 150% of the current public health recommend
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Comparison of three interventions to increase walking etc

The objective of this study was to increase walking activity in sedentary women. Women were randomly assigned to 1 of 3 groups: video education/control, brief telephone calls with no counseling, and telephone calls with counseling. Assessments were made at baseline, 6 months, and 1 year.
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An intervention to promote walking in sedentary women in the community

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The objective of this paper was to evaluate a telephone counselling intervention that was designed to help sedentary women begin and maintain a walking program
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Promoting physical activity among sedentary women using pedometers

Sedentary women (n=92) classified as low (L), medium (M), and high (H) in baseline step counts and assigned to 10,000-step goal (TSG) and personal step goal (PSG) groups (within levels) were compare
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