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The efficacy of vigorous-intensity exercise as an aid to smoking cessation in adults with elevated anxiety sensitivity: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Overview of attention for article published in Trials, November 2012
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Title
The efficacy of vigorous-intensity exercise as an aid to smoking cessation in adults with elevated anxiety sensitivity: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
Published in
Trials, November 2012
DOI 10.1186/1745-6215-13-207
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Authors

Jasper AJ Smits, Michael J Zvolensky, David Rosenfield, Bess H Marcus, Timothy S Church, Georita M Frierson, Mark B Powers, Michael W Otto, Michelle L Davis, Lindsey B DeBoer, Nicole F Briceno

Abstract

Although cigarette smoking is a leading cause of death and disability in the United States (US), over 40 million adults in the US currently smoke. Quitting smoking is particularly difficult for smokers with certain types of psychological vulnerability. Researchers have frequently called attention to the relation between smoking and anxiety-related states and disorders, and evidence suggests that panic and related anxiety vulnerability factors, specifically anxiety sensitivity (AS or fear of somatic arousal), negatively impact cessation. Accordingly, there is merit to targeting AS among smokers to improve cessation outcome. Aerobic exercise has emerged as a promising aid for smoking cessation for this high-risk (for relapse) group because exercise can effectively reduce AS and other factors predicting smoking relapse (for example, withdrawal, depressed mood, anxiety), and it has shown initial efficacy for smoking cessation. The current manuscript presents the rationale, study design and procedures, and design considerations of the Smoking Termination Enhancement Project (STEP).

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Denmark 1 <1%
Argentina 1 <1%
Unknown 133 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 22 16%
Researcher 21 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 19 14%
Student > Doctoral Student 16 12%
Student > Master 13 10%
Other 18 13%
Unknown 26 19%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 36 27%
Medicine and Dentistry 22 16%
Sports and Recreations 12 9%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 7 5%
Nursing and Health Professions 6 4%
Other 16 12%
Unknown 36 27%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 11 November 2015.
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#6,226,147
of 12,012,688 outputs
Outputs from Trials
#1,452
of 2,873 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#115,884
of 299,071 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Trials
#34
of 86 outputs
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