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Routine Physical Activity Assessment Vital For Patients
Guide to the Assessment of Physical Activity: Clinical and Research Applications
Physical activity should be evaluated as regularly as blood pressure and other CVD risk factors.
Providers should be familiar with key concepts of physical activity assessment and able to counsel patients on ways to include more physical activity in their daily lives.
A decision matrix is introduced for providers to select the best assessment method.
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. Circulation. 2013: published online before print October 14, 2013, 10.1161/01.cir.0000435708.67487.da.
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