Description and implementation of U-Turn Medical, a comprehensive lifestyle intervention programme for chronic disease in the sport and exercise medicine setting: pre-post observations in 210 consecutive patients.

@article{Derman2014DescriptionAI,
  title={Description and implementation of U-Turn Medical, a comprehensive lifestyle intervention programme for chronic disease in the sport and exercise medicine setting: pre-post observations in 210 consecutive patients.},
  author={Wayne Derman and Martin Schwellnus and Fallon Hope and Esm{\`e} R Jordaan and Trishanta Padayachee},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={48 17},
  pages={
          1316-21
        }
}
BACKGROUND Non-communicable disease (NCD) is increasing, but management remains mostly curative, disease-centred and focused on single interventions. We describe the development and implementation of a patient-centred, comprehensive, multidisciplinary lifestyle intervention programme (LIP) for patients with NCD in the sport and exercise medicine (SEM) setting (part 1) and present preliminary observational data (part 2). METHODS Part 1 is a description of the programme development and… CONTINUE READING
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