Behavioural and Motivational Factors Associated with Weight Loss and Maintenance in a Commercial Weight Management Programme

@inproceedings{Stubbs2012BehaviouralAM,
  title={Behavioural and Motivational Factors Associated with Weight Loss and Maintenance in a Commercial Weight Management Programme},
  author={James Stubbs and David Johnathan Brogelli and Carolyn Pallister and Amanda Avery and {\'A}ine McConnon and J. E. Lavin and james. stubbs},
  year={2012}
}
This survey examined self-reported behaviour changes associated with weight loss and maintenance in a group of 292 members of a commercial weight management organisation (CWMO). Mean (SD) joining weight was 89.0 (20.0) kg, duration of membership was 29.1 (16.2) months and time taken to reach their current weight was 16.3 (13.5) months. Mean (SD) weight change was -15.6 (11.4) kg and BMI change was -5.7 (4.0) kg/m, (both p<0.001), which had been maintained for 11.7 (12.8) months. Primary factors… CONTINUE READING
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