An Exploratory Analysis of the Smoking and Physical Activity Outcomes From a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of an Exercise Assisted Reduction to Stop Smoking Intervention in Disadvantaged Groups.

@article{Thompson2016AnEA,
  title={An Exploratory Analysis of the Smoking and Physical Activity Outcomes From a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of an Exercise Assisted Reduction to Stop Smoking Intervention in Disadvantaged Groups.},
  author={Tom P Thompson and Colin J Greaves and Richard Ayres and Paul Aveyard and Fiona C. Warren and Richard Byng and Rod S. Taylor and John Campbell and Michael Ussher and Colin Green and Susan Michie and Robert B. West and Adrian H Taylor},
  journal={Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco},
  year={2016},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={289-97}
}
INTRODUCTION Economically disadvantaged smokers not intending to stop may benefit from interventions aimed at reducing their smoking. This study assessed the effects of a behavioral intervention promoting an increase in physical activity versus usual care in a pilot randomized controlled trial. METHODS Disadvantaged smokers who wanted to reduce but not quit were randomized to either a counseling intervention of up to 12 weeks to support smoking reduction and increased physical activity (n… CONTINUE READING