Effects of a personal trainer and financial incentives on exercise adherence in overweight women in a behavioral weight loss program.

@article{Wing1996EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of a personal trainer and financial incentives on exercise adherence in overweight women in a behavioral weight loss program.},
  author={Rena R Wing and Robert W. Jeffery and Nicolaas P. Pronk and Wendy L. Hellerstedt},
  journal={Obesity research},
  year={1996},
  volume={4 5},
  pages={
          457-62
        }
}
Exercise is important for long-term weight loss, but few studies have examined ways to improve exercise adherence in overweight subjects participating in a behavioral weight loss program. This paper presents two studies, one conducted at the University of Pittsburgh and one at the University of Minnesota, that sought to improve exercise adherence by exerting more direct control over the environmental antecedents and consequences controlling exercise. Study 1 investigated the use of a personal… CONTINUE READING
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