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Health-related lifestyles of clients of Kenyatta a university health and Recreation centre
(Kenyatta University & KAHPER-SD, 2003)
The World Health Organization and the International Federation of Sports Medicine recommend that daily physical activity should be accepted as a major aspect of a healthy lifestyles. However, a healthy lifestyle involve ...
Measures for Enhancing Participation in Physical Exercise and Sports by the Elderly in Eldoret West District, Kenya
(African Journal for Physical. Health Education, Recreation and Dance (AJPHERD), 2011-12-02)
Physical activity is beneficial for the physical and mental health of the elderly by helping to prevent occurrence of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, falls, cognitive decline, dementia, and depression. However, information ...
Factors influencing participation in physical exercise by the elderly in Eldoret West District, Kenya
Regular exercise has been recommended as a partial solution to improving health and wellness among many groups of people including the elderly. Unfortunately, information on the participation of elderly in exercise in Kenya ...
Improving wear time compliance with a 24-hour waist-worn accelerometer protocol in the International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle and the Environment (ISCOLE)
(BioMed Central, 2015)
Background We compared 24-hour waist-worn accelerometer wear time characteristics of 9–11 year old children in the International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle and the Environment (ISCOLE) to similarly aged U.S. ...
A model for Presenting Accelerometer Paradata in Large Studies: ISCOLE
(BioMed Central, 2015)
We present a model for reporting accelerometer paradata (process-related data produced from survey administration) collected in the International Study of Childhood Obesity Lifestyle and the Environment (ISCOLE), a ...
Physical activity practices among adults with diabetes: a clinical survey on management of diabetes mellitus at Kenyatta National Hospital, Kenya
(Kenyatta University School of Applied Human Sciences, 2009)
Diabetes mellitus has become a serious health concern whose prevalence has reached pandemic proportion. Studies have shown that exercise is the single most important factor for successful management among people with ...