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    Pedometer Exercise

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    • Context: The review question is important because it determine rather a pedometer encourage people to exercise more. • Objective: The primary objective is to determine if pedometers increase or improve health. • Data Source: There were two investigators who independently abstracted data about the intervention, which consisted of the participants, steps per day, and chronic illness. The data was determined by using random calculations and meta-regression. • Study Selection: The studies were eligible for inclusion only if reported as an assessment of pedometer use by adult outpatients, where the study also reported change in steps per day. • Data Extraction: The data had been reported by the investigators as the participants, steps…

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    This study examined the relationship between pedometers and student motivation for physical activity. The research question is: Does the use of pedometers increase student motivation for physical activity amongst 4th grade students? It is hypothesized that the use of pedometers increases student motivation for physical activity amongst 4th grade students. Methodology This quasi-experimental study examined if the use of pedometers can increase student motivation for physical activity amongst…

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    This research study was conducted with the specific purpose of assessing the effectiveness of the rewards and pedometer-feedback intervention model on increasing physical activity in children. Six schools in Kuwait city took part in the study. 225 children were involved in the study including 115 girls and 110 boys, all between the ages of 9 and 11. The children were assigned at random to one group out of a total of three. The three groups were feedback with rewards (FB+R), feedback (FB) and…

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    The article that I chose to discuss was called Pedometers Motivating Fitness. In this short article Pollard (2009), starts off by mentioning the importance of walking. She also mentions the benefits that come from walking. Some of the benefits help to reduce heart diseases. As a community health nurse working in the Family Health Clinic patients with heart disease which mainly include high cholesterol, hypertension or diabetes are seen daily. It is the clinic’s mission to help these patients get…

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    intervention studies (Ling & King, 2015). Pedometers have been widely used in an effort to increase physical activity levels among adolescents (Agbuga, 2011). Acknowledged as an economical means of measuring physical activity in adolescents (Shore, Sachs, DuCette, & Libonati, 2014). Employing pedometers into the physical education class may motivate adolescents to increase their physical activity and provide immediate feedback on physical fitness levels (Clapham, Sullivan, & Ciccomascolo, 2015).…

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    “Assessment of Physical Activity Levels of 3rd and 4th Grade Children Using Pedometers during Physical Education Class” 1. This research study was also found on the ERIC database. After reading and analyzing two studies that discussed strategies on encouraging physical activity and/or education in the schools, the importance of who is teaching the class, and then also the support the school gets for physical activity, I found this study interesting since it dealt with the actual physical…

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    At a single glance, Epocrates tells the physician using it concise data about the drug they are looking at, the proper dosage by which it should be given to patients, side effects of the drug, any other allergic reactions that a patient might have in taking that drug, and other data. Pedometer Moving around, even with just walking, helps a lot in promoting health. Medical experts claim that we should take around 10,000 steps every day to keep healthy. Because we definitely cannot count our…

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    How do measures of student attitude, self-determination, and perception of the climate relate to student levels of activity as measured by pedometer counts? (p. 3). c. How do students’ motivation and activity levels vary by grade level and gender? (p. 3).  Describe instrumentation This section of the study proves to be an exhaustive breakdown of instrumentation tools used during the study. The section gives a detailed overview of each tool used and included sample questions and a description…

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    My Fitness Pal Textbook

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    be generated when their personal profile is set up on a smartphone device. For those using the school-issued pedometer for tracking, the My Fitness Pal website is available for determining their personal goals. They will report their in-class beginning and ending step counts from their smartphone or pedometer to their student team leader each day. Each week student leaders will report their teams’ weekly goal on Monday, and each day they will report the steps completed by the students in…

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    week 1, the project proposal was submitted to ASU RN-BSN NUR 464 professor and was approved. Following that, a “Permit to Use City Library Facilities” application was submitted to Library Administration in week 2 and was approved the following day. In week 3, approval for the flyers was submitted and obtained for use on library property. Flyers were posted days leading up to the presentation, the event was posted to the library website events calendar, and library staff informed library…

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