Author Archive: Patrick

Physical Activity Research Factors Infl&#x2Dncing Primary Health Care Professionals Physical Activity Promotion Behaviors: A Systematic Review

Article;International Journal of Behavioral Medicine;February 2015;Volume 22;Issue 1;pp 32-50;First online:;02 May 2014 “AbstractBackground Despite the promising findings related to the efficacy of interventions aimed at promoting physical activity (PA) in primary health care (PHC) the translation of these interventions to…
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Genes vs Physical activity/lifestyle to prolong life – by Werner Bartens in SZ See also “Physical activity genes for physical fitness and risk of coronary heart disease.” at;Med Sci Sports Exerc.;2013 Apr;45(4):691-7. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0b013e3182784e9f. Pubmed;“CONCLUSIONS:;In this large prospective cohort of women genes associated with physical fitness did not modify the inverse…
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Exercise and HF Prevention: Is More Better?

Original article: Circulation;Source Reference:;Pandey et al “Dose response relationship between physical activity and risk of heart failure: A meta-analysis”;Circulation;2015; DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.115.015853 Article in Medpage today:;eun=g848991d0r Conclusion. “In the meantime clinicians should encourage sedentary patients to increase their physical activity levels…
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Medpage today about new paper “Exercise Pills: At the Starting Line”: “Exercise in a Pill? Not So Fast”

Link to full paper -;Review -;Exercise Pills: At the Starting Line -;Shunchang Li -;;Ismail Laher -;Publication stage: In Press Corrected Proof -;DOI:; to article in Medpage today ;by ;Parker Brown:;;eun=g848991d0r ;