The Strong Women – Healthy Hearts program

Source: American Journal of Public Health, 2009, 99 (7) p. 1271-1277

Follow this link for the abstract

Date of publication: July, 2009

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This article examines a rural US community-based service designed to reduce cardiovascular risk factors. Participants were sedentary midlife or older women who were overweight or obese. Those who participated in the twice-weekly heart health programme for 12 weeks showed improvements in various areas such as body weight, waist circumference and physical activity.

Length of publication: 7 pages

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