Asmita Patel

Summary

Affiliation: Auckland University of Technology
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The long-term effects of a primary care physical activity intervention on mental health in low-active, community-dwelling older adults
    Asmita Patel
    Human Potential Centre, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
    Aging Ment Health 17:766-72. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint The Green Prescription and older adults: what do general practitioners see as barriers?
    Asmita Patel
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
    J Prim Health Care 4:320-7. 2012
  3. pmc The healthy steps study: a randomized controlled trial of a pedometer-based green prescription for older adults. Trial protocol
    Gregory S Kolt
    School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:404. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of pedometer-based versus time-based Green Prescriptions: the Healthy Steps Study
    William Leung
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust J Prim Health 18:204-11. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Perceived barriers, benefits, and motives for physical activity: two primary-care physical activity prescription programs
    Asmita Patel
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Aging Phys Act 21:85-99. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Perceived barriers, benefits, and motives for physical activity: two primary-care physical activity prescription programs
    Asmita Patel
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Aging Phys Act 21:85-99. 2013
  7. pmc General practitioners' views and experiences of counselling for physical activity through the New Zealand Green Prescription program
    Asmita Patel
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Fam Pract 12:119. 2011

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Publications7

  1. doi request reprint The long-term effects of a primary care physical activity intervention on mental health in low-active, community-dwelling older adults
    Asmita Patel
    Human Potential Centre, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
    Aging Ment Health 17:766-72. 2013
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  2. ncbi request reprint The Green Prescription and older adults: what do general practitioners see as barriers?
    Asmita Patel
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
    J Prim Health Care 4:320-7. 2012
    ..This study also identified the strategies that GPs used to assist their older-aged patients in overcoming barriers to physical activity engagement...
  3. pmc The healthy steps study: a randomized controlled trial of a pedometer-based green prescription for older adults. Trial protocol
    Gregory S Kolt
    School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:404. 2009
    ..Older adults are particularly at risk of physical inactivity, and would greatly benefit from successful targeted physical activity interventions...
  4. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of pedometer-based versus time-based Green Prescriptions: the Healthy Steps Study
    William Leung
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust J Prim Health 18:204-11. 2012
    ..The outcomes suggest the pedometer-based Green Prescription may be cost-effective in increasing physical activity and health-related quality of life over 12 months in previously low-active older adults...
  5. ncbi request reprint Perceived barriers, benefits, and motives for physical activity: two primary-care physical activity prescription programs
    Asmita Patel
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Aging Phys Act 21:85-99. 2013
    ..Findings suggest that the addition of a pedometer to the standard Green Prescription does not appear to increase perceived motives or benefits or decrease perceived barriers for physical activity in low-active older adults...
  6. ncbi request reprint Perceived barriers, benefits, and motives for physical activity: two primary-care physical activity prescription programs
    Asmita Patel
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Aging Phys Act 21:85-99. 2013
    ..Findings suggest that the addition of a pedometer to the standard Green Prescription does not appear to increase perceived motives or benefits or decrease perceived barriers for physical activity in low-active older adults...
  7. pmc General practitioners' views and experiences of counselling for physical activity through the New Zealand Green Prescription program
    Asmita Patel
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Fam Pract 12:119. 2011
    ..A secondary aim was to examine GPs' views and experiences of Green Prescription counselling for the management of depression...