C M Castro
Affiliation: Stanford University
- Telephone versus mail interventions for maintenance of physical activity in older adultsC M Castro
Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94304 1583, USA
Health Psychol 20:438-44. 2001..Results suggest that after successful adoption of physical activity with the help of telephone counseling, less intensive interventions are successful for physical activity maintenance in older adults...
- Telephone-assisted counseling for physical activityCynthia M Castro
Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94304 1583, USA
Exerc Sport Sci Rev 30:64-8. 2002..This review highlights important clinical trials that have documented the success of telephone-assisted exercise counseling for promoting physical activity in a variety of populations...
- An exercise program for women who are caring for relatives with dementiaCynthia M Castro
Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Palo Alto, CA 94304 1583, USA
Psychosom Med 64:458-68. 2002..This study describes factors related to retention and adherence to an exercise program for women caregivers...
- Rural family caregivers and health behaviors: results from an epidemiologic surveyCynthia M Castro
Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Hoover Pavilion N229, Stanford, CA 94305 5705, USA
J Aging Health 19:87-105. 2007..Apart from nutritional intake, caregivers were not significantly different in most health behaviors. However, health providers seemed more attentive to caregivers regarding nutrition and stress...
- Outcome expectations and physical activity participation in two samples of older womenSara Wilcox
Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
J Health Psychol 11:65-77. 2006..Women with high attainment, regardless of expectations, had the highest rates. Findings replicate and extend an earlier study and argue for a more dynamic conceptualization of outcome expectations...
- Results of the first year of active for life: translation of 2 evidence-based physical activity programs for older adults into community settingsSara Wilcox
Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Am J Public Health 96:1201-9. 2006..We evaluated the effects of 2 evidence-based physical activity interventions on self-reported physical activity and related outcomes in midlife and older adults...
- A lifestyle physical activity intervention for caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's diseaseCarol J Farran
College of Nursing, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 23:132-42. 2008..The purpose of this pilot study was to examine the effects of lifestyle physical activity in caregivers (CGs) of persons with Alzheimer's disease...
- Promoting physical activity through hand-held computer technologyAbby C King
Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5705, USA
Am J Prev Med 34:138-42. 2008..e., personal digital assistant [PDA]) for increasing moderate intensity or more vigorous (MOD+) physical activity levels over 8 weeks in mid-life and older adults relative to a standard information control arm...
- Effects of moderate-intensity exercise on polysomnographic and subjective sleep quality in older adults with mild to moderate sleep complaintsAbby C King
Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, SPRC, 211 Quarry Rd, Room N229, Stanford, CA 94305 5705, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:997-1004. 2008..This study sought to determine the 12-month effects of exercise increases on objective and subjective sleep quality in initially inactive older persons with mild to moderate sleep complaints...