This paper describes the planned economic evaluation of the SITLESS project, a multicountry three-armed pragmatic randomised controlled trial (RCT) which aims to assess the short-term and long-term effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a complex intervention on sedentary behavior and physical activity in community-dwelling older adults. Find links for download below.
The SITLESS video is now available in 5 different languages: English, Spanish, Catalan, Danish and German. SITLESS is a Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) and the main aim of the project is to reduce sedentary behavoir in the older population. The RCT consist of an Exercise Referral Schemes intervention combined with Self-Management Strategies. The video is briefly trying to show the different elements of the SITLESS intervention.
The video is briefly trying to show the different elements of the SITLESS intervention.
The first SITLESS publication “Biomarkers associated with sedentary behaviour in older adults: a systematic review” was accepeted the 13th of December 2016 in Ageing Research Reviews. This was an early Christmas present for Katharina Wirth (first author) and the co-authors. The review will have open access (gold), links and download possibilities will soon be available on the website.
SITLESS was represented by 8 people from the consortium to the 7th Conference of HEPA Europe in Belfast. Queen’s University of Belfast was the organiser and host of the conference. Summary and abstracts of the symposium is presented below.
DG Research and Innovation invited five ongoing FP7 and Horizon 2020 research projects on health enhancing physical activity to share their experience with other stakeholders, to discuss how to enhance physical activity, to share best practices and to draw some conclusions and recommendations for policy makers.
SITLESS has got a symposium accepted for the HEPA Conference 28th – 30th September 2016 in Belfast
Third Consortium meeting in Odense, the hometown of Hans Christian Andersen. Read more