Can a 3-hour educational workshop and the provision of practical tools encourage family physicians to prescribe physical activity as medicine? A pre–post study

@inproceedings{Windt2015CanA3,
  title={Can a 3-hour educational workshop and the provision of practical tools encourage family physicians to prescribe physical activity as medicine? A pre–post study},
  author={Johann Windt and Adriaan Windt and Jennifer C. Davis and Robert J Petrella and Karim M. Khan},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVES To increase, in our sample, the proportion of family physicians who provided their patients with written physical activity prescriptions after the delivery of a 3-hour educational workshop with the provision of practical tools to facilitate behaviour change. DESIGN A pre-post study. SETTING Abbotsford and Mission, British Columbia. PARTICIPANTS All 158 physicians registered with the Abbotsford (121) or Mission (37) Divisions of Family Practice were invited to participate… CONTINUE READING