Effectiveness of a facebook-delivered physical activity intervention for post-partum women: a randomized controlled trial protocol

@inproceedings{Kernot2013EffectivenessOA,
  title={Effectiveness of a facebook-delivered physical activity intervention for post-partum women: a randomized controlled trial protocol},
  author={Jocelyn Kernot and Timothy Olds and Lucy Kate Lewis and Carol A Maher},
  booktitle={BMC Public Health},
  year={2013}
}
BackgroundPhysical activity is reduced during the post-partum period. Facebook is frequently used by Australian mothers, and offers flexibility, high levels of engagement and the ability to disseminate information and advice via social contacts. The Mums Step it Up Program is a newly developed 50 day team-based physical activity intervention delivered via a Facebook app. The program involves post-partum women working in teams of 4–8 friends aiming to achieve 10,000 steps per day measured by a… CONTINUE READING

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