Investigating theoretical explanations for behaviour change: the case study of ProActive.

@article{Michie2008InvestigatingTE,
  title={Investigating theoretical explanations for behaviour change: the case study of ProActive.},
  author={Susan Michie and Wendy Hardeman and Tom Fanshawe and A Toby Prevost and Lyndsay Taylor and Ann Louise Kinmonth},
  journal={Psychology & health},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={
          25-39
        }
}
Developing more effective behavioural interventions requires an understanding of the mechanisms of behaviour change, and methods to rigorously test their theoretical basis. The delivery and theoretical basis of an intervention protocol were assessed in ProActive, a UK trial of an intervention to increase the physical activity of those at risk of Type 2 diabetes (N = 365). In 108 intervention sessions, behaviours of facilitators were mapped to four theories that informed intervention development… CONTINUE READING

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