College students' barriers and enablers for healthful weight management: a qualitative study.

  title={College students' barriers and enablers for healthful weight management: a qualitative study.},
  author={Mary L Greaney and Faith D Less and Adrienne A White and Sarah F Dayton and Deborah A Riebe and Bryan J. Blissmer and Suzanne M Shoff and Jennifer R Walsh and Geoffrey W Greene},
  journal={Journal of nutrition education and behavior},
  volume={41 4},
OBJECTIVE To identify barriers and enablers for healthful weight management among college students. DESIGN Sixteen on-line focus groups, homogeneous by sex and university. SETTING Eight universities in 8 states. PARTICIPANTS College students (N = 115; 55% female; mean age 19.7 +/- 1.6). ANALYSIS Qualitative software, Nvivo version 2 (QSR International, Victoria, Australia, 2002), was used; similar codes were grouped together and categorized using an ecological model. RESULTS Males and… CONTINUE READING
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