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Regular self-weighing to promote weight maintenance after intentional weight loss: a quasi-randomized controlled trial.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Many overweight people take action to lose weight but most regain this weight.

PURPOSE: To examine the effectiveness of a weight maintenance intervention focused on regular self-weighing after receiving a 12-week weight loss programme.

METHODS: Quasi-randomized controlled trial of 3768 obese or overweight men and women. The intervention group (n = 3290) received two telephone calls, the offer of free weighing scales, encouragement to weigh themselves weekly and re...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/pubmed/fdt061

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of public health (Oxford, England) Journal website
Volume:
36
Issue:
2
Pages:
259-267
Publication date:
2014-06-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1741-3850
ISSN:
1741-3842
Source identifiers:
402258
Language:
English
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pubs:402258
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pubs:402258
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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