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={Margaret A. Nosek and Susan Robinson-Whelen and Tracey A. Ledoux and Rosemary B. Hughes and Daniel P O'Connor and Rebecca E. Lee and Rebecca Goe and Stephanie L Silveira and Rachel Markley and Thomas M. Nosek},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  year={2018},
  pages={
          1-12
        }
}
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) determine… CONTINUE READING