TTM-based motivational counselling does not increase physical activity of low back pain patients in a primary care setting--A cluster-randomized controlled trial.

@article{Leonhardt2008TTMbasedMC,
  title={TTM-based motivational counselling does not increase physical activity of low back pain patients in a primary care setting--A cluster-randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Corinna Leonhardt and Stefan Andreas Keller and Jean-François Chenot and Judith Luckmann and H D Basler and Karl Wegscheider and Erika Baum and Norbert Donner-Banzhoff and Michael Pfingsten and J. Hildebrandt and Michael M. Kochen and Annette Becker},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  year={2008},
  volume={70 1},
  pages={50-60}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effectiveness of a TTM-based motivational counselling approach by trained practice nurses to promote physical activity of low back pain patients in a German primary care setting. METHODS Data were collected in a cluster-randomized controlled trial with three study arms via questionnaires and patient interviews at baseline and after 6 and 12 months. We analysed total physical activity and self-efficacy by using random effect models to allow for clustering… CONTINUE READING