EIM Research

These articles demonstrate various research endeavours conducted by EIMC to show the efficacy of physical activity prescriptions, counselling, and questionnaires, among others.

  1. O’Brien. MW, Shields CA, Solmundson K, Fowles JR. Exercise is Medicine Canada workshop training improves physical activity practices of physicians across Canada, independent of initial confidence level. Can. Med. Educ. J. 2020.  11(5): e5-e15. https://doi.org/10.36834/cmej.68376
     
  2. O’Brien. MW., C. Shields, L Campbell, S.J Crowell, JR Fowles. Perceptions and Practices of Providing Physical Activity Counselling and Exercise Prescriptions among Physiotherapists in Nova Scotia. Phys. Can. 2019. https://doi.org/10.3138/ptc-2018-0098         
     
  3. O’Brien. M.W., C. Shields, S. Crowell, O. Theou, P. McGrath, JR Fowles. The Effects of Previous Educational Training on Physical Activity Counselling and Exercise Prescription Practices Among Physicians Across Nova Scotia: A Cross-Sectional Study. Can. Med. Educ. J. 2018.12:9(4) e35-e45.   
     
  4. Fowles, J.R., M. W. O'Brien, K. Solmundson, P. I. Oh, C.A. Shields. Exercise is Medicine Canada Physical Activity Counselling and Exercise Prescription Training, Improves Counselling, Prescription and Referral Practices Among Physicians Across Canada. 2018. Appl. Phys. Nutr. Metab, May;43(5):535-539. doi: 10.1139/apnm-2017-0763. Epub 2018 Jan 9. 
     
  5. Gray, E., C.A. Shields, J.R. Fowles. Building Competency and Capacity for Effective Physical Activity Promotion in Diabetes Care in Canada. Can. J. Diabetes. 2017. 41, 491-498. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcjd.2016.11.005
     
  6. Fowles, J.R., M.W. O’Brien. W.R. Wojcik, L d’Entremont and C.A. Shields. A pilot study: Validity and reliability of the CSEP−PATH PASB-Q and a new leisure time physical activity questionnaire to assess physical activity and sedentary behaviours. Appl. Phys. Nutr. Metab. 2017. 42(6): 677-680.  dx.doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2016-0412   

 

  1. O’Brien, M., C.A. Shields, P.A. Oh, and J.R. Fowles. Health Care Provider Confidence and Exercise Prescription Practices of Exercise is Medicine Canada Workshop Attendees. Appl. Phys. Nutr. Metab. 2017. 42: 384–390. dx.doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2016-0413.           
     
  2. Fowles J.R., Shields C.A, B. Barron, S. McQuaid, K.L. d’Entremont, P. Dunbar. Implementation of resources to support patient physical activity through Diabetes Centres in Atlantic Canada: the effectiveness of enhanced support for exercise participationCan. J. Diabetes. 2014. 38(6): 423-431.     
     
  3. Fowles, J.R., Shields C.A, B. Barron, S. McQuaid, P. Dunbar. Implementation of resources to support patient physical activity through Diabetes Centres in Atlantic Canada: the effectiveness of the ‘Toolkit' based physical activity counselingCan. J. Diabetes. 2014. 38(6): 415-422. 
     
  4. Shields C.A, J.R. Fowles, P. Dunbar, B. Barron, S. McQuaid, C.J. Dillman. Increasing Diabetes Educators' confidence in physical-activity and exercise counseling: The effectiveness of the 'Physical-activity and Exercise Toolkit' training interventionCan. J. Diabetes. 2013. 37(6): 381-387.           
     
  5. Dillman C., Shields, C., J.R. Fowles, Murphy, R., Fryia, S., Perry, A., Dunbar, P. Including Physical Activity and Exercise in Diabetes Management: Diabetes Educators Perceptions of their own Abilities and the Abilities of their ClientsCan. J. Diabetes. 2010. 34(3):218-226.  
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