Explore the latest in physical activity science from The JAMA Network, including evaluations of the effects of activity regimens on obesity and chronic illness.
This randomized clinical trial tests the effectiveness of a gamification intervention designed using insights from behavioral economics to enhance social incentives within families to increase physical activity.
This cluster-randomized trial compares the effectiveness of a group exercise program that focuses on the timing and coordination of movement with a seated strength, endurance, and flexibility program (usual care) on function, disability, and walking ability of older adults.
This Viewpoint argues against schools conducting unannounced active shooter drills and mock scenarios.
This Editorial suggests that although the USPSTF awarded a C recommendation for the practice of behavioral counselling to promote healthful diet and physical activity for individuals at low risk for cardiovascular disease, such patient advice nonetheless has a good risk-benefit ratio.
Commenting on the C recommendation of the USPSTF for the practice of behavioral counselling to promote healthful diet and physical activity for individuals at low risk for cardiovascular disease, this Editorial suggests that societal or population-wide policies might be more effective than individual counselling efforts.
This randomized clinical trial compared the effects of an intensive lifestyle intervention vs standard care on glycemic control and medication reduction among participants with non–insulin-dependent type 2 diabetes.
This post hoc exploratory analysis of Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders (LIFE) trial data examines the association between the trial’s physical activity intervention and sedentary time in older adults.
This Evidence Report and systematic review to support a 2017 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement summarizes current evidence on benefits and harms of behavioral counseling for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in adults without known CVD risk factors.
This Recommendation Statement from the US Preventive Services Task Force recommends that primary care professionals individualize the decision to refer adults without obesity and cardiovascular risk factors to behavioral counseling to promote healthful diet and physical activity (C recommendation).
This experimental study assesses the clinical and biochemical effects of voluntary cardiovascular exercise on pedicled flaps in a rodent model.
This meta-analysis establishes weighted effect sizes to compare exercise, psychological, combined exercise and psychological, and pharmaceutical interventions to treat cancer-related fatigue among patients with cancer during and after therapy.
This Viewpoint by a physician mother-daughter team discusses the different experiences of 2 generations of women physicians who trained and now practice in the United States.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effectiveness of hypnotherapy by means of home-based self-exercises using a CD with that of individual hypnotherapy performed by qualified therapists.