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Emily Wolfe Phillips
University of Ottawa
3Publications
1H-index
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Published on Jul 1, 2017in BMJ Open 2.38
Mathieu Bélanger13
Estimated H-index: 13
,
Emily Wolfe Phillips1
Estimated H-index: 1
(U of O: University of Ottawa)
+ 9 AuthorsChristine Gaudet1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Université de Sherbrooke)
Objective Physical activity (PA) prescriptions provided by family physicians can promote PA participation among patients, but few physicians regularly write PA prescriptions. The objective of this study was to describe family physicians’ experiences of trying to implement written PA prescriptions into their practice. Design Longitudinal qualitative study where participants were interviewed four times during a 12-month period. After the first interview, they were provided with PA prescription pad...
Published on Jan 1, 2017in Journal of Exercise, Movement, and Sport
Emily Wolfe Phillips1
Estimated H-index: 1
(U of O: University of Ottawa),
Jennifer Brunet15
Estimated H-index: 15
(U of O: University of Ottawa)
Background: Several studies indicate that physical activity (PA) is inversely associated with depressive symptoms across the lifespan. In most of these studies, depressive symptoms were treated as a unidimensional construct; however, depression is a multidimensional construct consisting of affective, somatic, cognitive, and behavioural symptoms. In this cross-sectional study, we examined which clusters – depressed affect, somatic symptoms, interpersonal problems, and lack of positive affect – ar...
Published on Jan 1, 2016
Jennifer Brunet15
Estimated H-index: 15
(U of O: University of Ottawa),
Mathieu Bélanger13
Estimated H-index: 13
(Université de Sherbrooke)
+ 5 AuthorsNatalie Murphy (Université de Sherbrooke)
The importance of physical activity (PA) in preventing and treating many chronic diseases is undeniable. To help general practitioners (GPs) encourage patients to initiate and maintain a physically active lifestyle, 'Exercise is Medicine' has created PA prescription pads. However, they are not widely used in Canada and the reasons for this remain poorly understood. To explore the reasons and identify solutions, we interviewed 11 GPs on four times over a 1-year period after providing them with PA...
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