The summary below is from the full reports titled “Behavioral Counseling in Primary Care To Promote Physical Activity: Recommendation and Rationale” and “Does Counseling by Clinicians Improve Physical Activity? A Summary of the Evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.” They are in the 6 August 2002 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine (volume 137, pages 205-207 and pages 208-215). The first report was written by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force; the second report was written by KB Eden, CT Orleans, CD Mulrow, NJ Pender, and SM Teutsch. The complete USPSTF recommendation and rationale statement and the complete information on which this statement is based are available at www.preventiveservices.ahrq.gov.
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Advice from Primary Care Providers about Physical Activity: A Recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. ;137:I–40. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-137-3-200208060-00005
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2002;137(3):I-40.
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