Self-management for obesity and cardio-metabolic fitness: Description and evaluation of the lifestyle modification program of a randomised controlled trial

@article{Pettman2008SelfmanagementFO,
  title={Self-management for obesity and cardio-metabolic fitness: Description and evaluation of the lifestyle modification program of a randomised controlled trial},
  author={Tahna Lee Pettman and Gary M. Misan and K. Owen and Kate Warren and Alison M. Coates and Jonathan D Buckley and Peter R. C. Howe},
  journal={The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity},
  year={2008},
  volume={5},
  pages={53 - 53}
}
BACKGROUND Sustainable lifestyle modification strategies are needed to address obesity and cardiovascular risk factors. Intensive, individualised programs have been successful, but are limited by time and resources. We have formulated a group-based lifestyle education program based upon national diet and physical activity (PA) recommendations to manage obesity and cardio-metabolic risk factors. This article describes the content and delivery of this program, with information on compliance and… CONTINUE READING