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Exercise as a vital sign: a preliminary pilot study in a chiropractic setting

January 10, 2018

Background: The association between physical inactivity and non-communicable disease risk has been well documented in recent literature. An exercise vital sign (EVS) is a measure that can routinely capture vital information about a patient’s physical activity behaviour. The objective of this study is to understand if (1) patient exercise minutes per week (EMPW) are being

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Exercise prescription: perceptions and physical activity habits in chiropractic students at CMCC

December 08, 2016

Background: Health care practitioner’s physical activity (PA) habits are associated with their likelihood to recommend PA to their patients. The intent of this project is to better understand the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) students’ perceptions and practices of PA and exercise prescription as this may predict exercise counselling they will provide to future patients.

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The effects of aerobic physical activity on adiposity in school-aged children and youth: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials

June 03, 2014

Context: The role of aerobic physical activity as a standalone treatment in decreasing adiposity in schoolaged children and youth has not been well established. Objective: To systematically search and assess the quality of the literature on the efficacy of aerobic physical activity to decrease adiposity in school-aged children and youth. Methods: An electronic search strategy

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