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Physical activity on prescription in accordance with the Swedish model increases physical activity: a systematic review
  1. Aron Onerup1,
  2. Daniel Arvidsson2,
  3. Åse Blomqvist3,
  4. Eva-Lotte Daxberg4,
  5. Lennart Jivegård5,
  6. Ingibjörg H Jonsdottir6,
  7. Stefan Lundqvist3,
  8. Anders Mellén7,
  9. Josefine Persson8,
  10. Petteri Sjögren5,
  11. Therese Svanberg9,
  12. Mats Borjesson2,10
  1. 1 Department of Surgery, Institute of Clinical Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
  2. 2 Department of Food and Nutrition and Sport Science, Centre for Health and Performance, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
  3. 3 Närhälsan FaR-teamet Gothenburg, Västra Frölunda, Region Vastra Gotaland, Sweden
  4. 4 Medical Library, Sahlgrenska University Hospital/Östra, Gothenburg, Sweden
  5. 5 HTA-centrum, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Region Västra Götaland, Sweden
  6. 6 Institute of Stress Medicine, Gothenburg, Sweden
  7. 7 Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
  8. 8 Health Metrics, Goteborgs Universitet Sahlgrenska Akademin, Gothenburg, Sweden
  9. 9 Medical Library, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
  10. 10 Sahlgrenska University Hospital/Östra, Gothenburg, Sweden
  1. Correspondence to Dr Aron Onerup, Department of Surgery, Institute of Clinical Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg 41685, Sweden; aron.onerup{at}vgregion.se

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  • Contributors MB had the idea for the article. TS and ELD performed the literature search. All authors performed the literature appraisal. AO and MB wrote the article with all coauthors contributing input. MB is the guarantor. All authors revised and approved the final draft.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests AO, AM, IHJ, SL and MB have authored chapters in FYSS (a Swedish evidence-based book that summarises the effect of physical activity on various medical conditions). ÅB, IHJ, SL, AM and MB are members of the therapy group on physical activity in the medical committee of Region Västra Götaland. MB is member of the board of YFA (Swedish professional associations promoting physical activity), the organisation that has developed Swedish PAP. ÅB and SL participate regularly as educators on how to use the Swedish PAP method.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement All data are available in the published HTA report at https://www.sahlgrenska.se/forskning/hta-centrum/hta-rapporter/regional-activity-based-hta/. The checklists used for critically assessing included articles can be downloaded at https://www.sahlgrenska.se/forskning-och-utveckling/htacentrum/hjalpmedel-under-projektet/. Checklists translated into English may be requested by contacting the corresponding author.

  • Correction notice This article has been corrected since it published Online First. The seventh author’s name has been corrected to Stefan Lundqvist.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors MB had the idea for the article. TS and ELD performed the literature search. All authors performed the literature appraisal. AO and MB wrote the article with all coauthors contributing input. MB is the guarantor. All authors revised and approved the final draft.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests AO, AM, IHJ, SL and MB have authored chapters in FYSS (a Swedish evidence-based book that summarises the effect of physical activity on various medical conditions). ÅB, IHJ, SL, AM and MB are members of the therapy group on physical activity in the medical committee of Region Västra Götaland. MB is member of the board of YFA (Swedish professional associations promoting physical activity), the organisation that has developed Swedish PAP. ÅB and SL participate regularly as educators on how to use the Swedish PAP method.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement All data are available in the published HTA report at https://www.sahlgrenska.se/forskning/hta-centrum/hta-rapporter/regional-activity-based-hta/. The checklists used for critically assessing included articles can be downloaded at https://www.sahlgrenska.se/forskning-och-utveckling/htacentrum/hjalpmedel-under-projektet/. Checklists translated into English may be requested by contacting the corresponding author.

  • Correction notice This article has been corrected since it published Online First. The seventh author’s name has been corrected to Stefan Lundqvist.

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