The SHED-IT community trial: a randomized controlled trial of internet- and paper-based weight loss programs tailored for overweight and obese men.

@article{Morgan2013TheSC,
  title={The SHED-IT community trial: a randomized controlled trial of internet- and paper-based weight loss programs tailored for overweight and obese men.},
  author={Philip J Morgan and Robin Callister and Clare E Collins and Ronald C Plotnikoff and Myles D Young and Nina M. Berry and Patrick Mcelduff and Tracy Burrows and Elroy J. Aguiar and Kristen L Saunders},
  journal={Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={139-52}
}
BACKGROUND There is limited evidence for effective obesity treatment programs that engage men. PURPOSE This study evaluated the efficacy of two gender-tailored weight loss interventions for men, which required no face-to-face contact. METHODS This was a three-arm, randomized controlled trial: (1) Resources (n = 54), gender-tailored weight loss materials (DVD, handbooks, pedometer, tape measure); (2) Online (n = 53), Resources materials plus study website and e-feedback; and (3) Wait-list… CONTINUE READING