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Title: Why are some people more successful at lifestyle change than others? Factors associated with successful weight loss in the BeWEL randomised controlled trial of adults at risk of colorectal cancer
Author(s): Stead, Martine
Craigie, Angela
Macleod, Maureen
McKell, Jennifer
Caswell, Stephen
Steele, Robert
Anderson, Annie S
Contact Email: martine.stead@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: Lifestyle change
Intervention
Diet
Physical activity
Weight loss
Colorectal cancer screening
Factors
Qualitative
Quantitative
Issue Date: 2015
Citation: Stead M, Craigie A, Macleod M, McKell J, Caswell S, Steele R & Anderson AS (2015) Why are some people more successful at lifestyle change than others? Factors associated with successful weight loss in the BeWEL randomised controlled trial of adults at risk of colorectal cancer. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 12, Art. No.: 87. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12966-015-0240-2
Abstract: Background: The BeWEL (BodyWEight and physicaL activity) randomised controlled trial demonstrated that a weight management programme offered in the colorectal cancer screening setting was effective. However, the differential responses of participants to the programme were notable. This study aimed to explore the factors associated with success and to identify implications for future programme design. Methods: Analyses were conducted of quantitative data (n = 148) from the BeWEL intervention group to compare demographic and psychosocial characteristics and lifestyle changes in those who met and exceeded the target 7% weight loss (‘super-achievers') with those who achieved only ‘moderate' or ‘low' amounts of weight loss (2-7% loss, or
DOI Link: 10.1186/s12966-015-0240-2
Rights: © 2015 Stead et al. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly credited. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) applies to the data made available in this article, unless otherwise stated.
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