The Internet for weight control in an obese sample: results of a randomised controlled trial

@article{McConnon2007TheIF,
  title={The Internet for weight control in an obese sample: results of a randomised controlled trial},
  author={{\'A}ine McConnon and Sara F. L. Kirk and Jennie E Cockroft and Emma L. Harvey and Darren C Greenwood and James D. Thomas and Joan Kathleen Ransley and Laura Bojke},
  journal={BMC Health Services Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={206 - 206}
}
BACKGROUND Rising levels of obesity coupled with the limited success of currently available weight control methods highlight the need for investigation of novel approaches to obesity treatment. This study aims to determine the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of an Internet-based resource for obesity management. METHODS A randomised controlled trial conducted in a community setting, where obese volunteers (n = 221) were randomly assigned to Internet group (n = 111) or usual care group (n… CONTINUE READING