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Do interventions to promote walking in groups increase physical activity? A meta-analysis

Overview of attention for article published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, January 2013
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (96th percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (69th percentile)

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1 policy source
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Title
Do interventions to promote walking in groups increase physical activity? A meta-analysis
Published in
International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, January 2013
DOI 10.1186/1479-5868-10-18
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Authors

Aikaterini Kassavou, Andrew Turner, David P French

Abstract

Walking groups are increasingly being set up but little is known about their efficacy in promoting physical activity. The present study aims to assess the efficacy of interventions to promote walking in groups to promoting physical activity within adults, and to explore potential moderators of this efficacy.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 <1%
New Zealand 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Unknown 250 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 49 19%
Student > Ph. D. Student 42 16%
Researcher 41 16%
Student > Bachelor 29 11%
Other 18 7%
Other 48 19%
Unknown 28 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 47 18%
Medicine and Dentistry 42 16%
Social Sciences 34 13%
Sports and Recreations 22 9%
Nursing and Health Professions 21 8%
Other 45 18%
Unknown 44 17%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 31. 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 01 January 2021.
All research outputs
#918,954
of 19,862,278 outputs
Outputs from International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
#371
of 1,780 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#10,222
of 267,299 outputs
Outputs of similar age from International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
#16
of 53 outputs
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