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Physical activity is associated with the physical, psychological, social and environmental quality of life in people with mental health problems in a low resource setting
(Elsevier: Psychiatry Research, 2017-12)
There is a growing recognition of the importance of encouraging patients with mental health problems to become more active as an efficacious strategy to reduce the disability-associated burden. The aim of the current study ...
Associations between physical inactivity, major depressive disorder, and alcohol use disorder in people living with HIV in a Ugandan fishing community
(International Journal of STD & AIDS, 2019-09-27)
The aim of this cross-sectional study was to explore which variables were associated with physical inactivity in people living with HIV living in a fishing community in Uganda. Secondary aims were to explore the reasons ...
Physical activity participation is associated with higher quality of life scores in men with alcohol use disorders: a study from Uganda
(African Health Sciences., 2020-10-07)
There is a growing recognition of the importance of encouraging people with alcohol use disorders (AUD) to become more active as an achievable strategy to reduce the disability-associated burden. Objective: We investigated ...
Motives for physical activity in the adoption and maintenance of physical activity in men with alcohol use disorders
(Elsevier: Psychiatry Research, 2018-03)
Within the self-determination theory and the trans-theoretical model (stages of change) frameworks, we investigated motives for physical activity adoption and maintenance in men with alcohol use disorder (AUD). Fifty Ugandan ...
The efficacy of physical activity counseling in Ugandan patients with HIV and a co-morbid mental disorder: a pilot study
(Taylor and Francis: AIDS Care Psychological and Socio-medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV., 2019-07-08)
This study explored the efficacy of physical activity (PA) counseling in inactive patients with HIV/AIDS and a co-morbid mental health disorder living in a Ugandan fishing community. We investigated associations between ...
Test-retest reliability, concurrent validity and correlates of the two-minute walk test in outpatients with alcohol use disorder
We investigated the test-retest reliability of the 2-min walk test (2MWT) and its concurrent validity with the 6-min walk test (6MWT) in Ugandan outpatients with alcohol use disorder (AUD). We also explored practice effects, ...