Research Study

Return to Everyday Activities in the Community and Home (REACH) - 8 Week Active Living and Walking Program
Principal Investigator 
Maureen Ashe


Body Locations and Systems 
Women's Health
Diagnosis and Therapy 
Rehabilitation Intervention
Closed for Recruitment
Study Start/End 
Apr 5, 2016 to Jun 30, 2016
Centre for Hip Health and Mobility
Nicola Cherneski, Research Coordinator
604-875-4111 ext.21796
Purpose of Study 

The purpose of this study isto increase physical activity, reduce sitting time, and increase strength and balance in middle-aged and older adults. The REACH program will help particpants change habits and embed light acitivites througout regular daily routines.

This study takes place twice a week over 8 weeks. Particpants will be asked to complete questionaires, physical performance measures and two to three interviews.


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Woman age 55 and over who speak English. Particpants must be able to walk a minimum of four city blocks, climb a flight of stairs and take part in a physical acitivity and walking program.

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