Rates and Determinants of Uptake and Use of an Internet Physical Activity and Weight Management Program in Office and Manufacturing Work Sites in England: Cohort Study

@inproceedings{Jerome2008RatesAD,
  title={Rates and Determinants of Uptake and Use of an Internet Physical Activity and Weight Management Program in Office and Manufacturing Work Sites in England: Cohort Study},
  author={Gerald J. Jerome and Caroline R. Richardson and Lisa Jayne Ware and Robert Hurling and O. Bataveljic and Bruce William Fairley and Tina L. Hurst and Peter Murray and Kirsten L. Rennie and Chris E Tomkins and Anne Finn and Mark R Cobain and Dympna A Pearson and John P. Foreyt},
  booktitle={Journal of medical Internet research},
  year={2008}
}
BACKGROUND Internet-based physical activity (PA) and weight management programs have the potential to improve employees' health in large occupational health settings. To be successful, the program must engage a wide range of employees, especially those at risk of weight gain or ill health. OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to assess the use and nonuse (user attrition) of a Web-based and monitoring device-based PA and weight management program in a range of employees and to determine if… CONTINUE READING

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