A pilot test of the GoWoman weight management intervention for women with mobility impairments in the online virtual world of Second Life®

@article{Nosek2018APT,
  title={A pilot test of the GoWoman weight management intervention for women with mobility impairments in the online virtual world of Second Life®},
  author={M. Nosek and S. Robinson-Whelen and T. Ledoux and R. Hughes and D. O'Connor and R. Lee and Rebecca Goe and S. Silveira and Rachel Markley and T. Nosek},
  journal={Disability and Rehabilitation},
  year={2018},
  volume={41},
  pages={2718 - 2729}
}
  • M. Nosek, S. Robinson-Whelen, +7 authors T. Nosek
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Disability and Rehabilitation
  • Abstract Objective: Pilot test GoWoman, a small-group weight management intervention for mobility impaired women that was a disability- and gender-responsive adaptation of the Diabetes Prevention Program delivered in the online virtual world of Second Life®. Objectives were to (1) examine pre-/post-intervention differences in weight, waist circumference, diet, physical activity, self-efficacy for diet and physical activity, nutrition knowledge and social support for weight management, (2… CONTINUE READING
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