Efficacy of a Text Message-Delivered Extended Contact Intervention on Maintenance of Weight Loss, Physical Activity, and Dietary Behavior Change

@inproceedings{Spark2015EfficacyOA,
  title={Efficacy of a Text Message-Delivered Extended Contact Intervention on Maintenance of Weight Loss, Physical Activity, and Dietary Behavior Change},
  author={Lauren C Spark and Brianna S Fjeldsoe and Elizabeth G Eakin and Marina M Reeves},
  booktitle={JMIR mHealth and uHealth},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Extending contact with participants after the end of an initial intervention is associated with successful maintenance of weight loss and behavior change. However, cost-effective methods of extending intervention contact are needed. OBJECTIVE This study investigated whether extended contact via text message was efficacious in supporting long-term weight loss and physical activity and dietary behavior change in breast cancer survivors. METHODS Following the end of an initial 6… CONTINUE READING
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