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A formative evaluation of a family-based walking intervention-Furness Families Walk4Life.

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Background: The family unit may be an important mechanism for increasing physical activity levels, yet little is known about what types of family-based interventions are effective. This study involved a formative evaluation of a 12 week intervention to encourage walking as a family based activity. The intervention consisted of several key elements including led walks and tailored resources, as well as remote support provided via the telephone. The project aimed to explore ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1471-2458-11-614

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Public Health Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Article number:
614
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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EISSN:
1471-2458
ISSN:
1471-2458
Source identifiers:
201333
Language:
English
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Local pid:
pubs:201333
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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