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dc.contributor.authorCraigie, Angelaen_UK
dc.contributor.authorBarton, Karen Len_UK
dc.contributor.authorMacleod, Maureenen_UK
dc.contributor.authorWilliams, Brianen_UK
dc.contributor.authorvan Teijlingen, Edwinen_UK
dc.contributor.authorBelch, Jill J Fen_UK
dc.contributor.authorAnderson, Annie Sen_UK
dc.description.abstractObjective. To assess the feasibility of a lifestyle intervention, focusing on diet and activity, in adults participating in cardiovascular screening. Methods. The 12-week lifestyle intervention comprised three personalised counselling sessions plus telephone contact. Outcome data were collected by anthropometry, activity monitoring and lifestyle questionnaires. Acceptability of study measures was assessed by questionnaire and the intervention delivery by in-depth interviews. Results. Between June 2008 and March 2009, 75 (62%) of 121 eligible individuals were recruited from Tayside, Scotland. Randomisation was to intervention (IV) (n=55) or comparison group (CG) (n=20). Retention was 99% across both groups. In the IV group, 63% increased moderate-vigorous activity by ≥30 minutes/week, 82% successfully maintained or lost weight (mean loss 1.1 kg, and 2.6 cm waist circumference) and 85% reported eating five portions of fruit and vegetables compared with 56% at baseline. No behaviour changes were detected in the CG. Feedback highlighted the value of lifestyle "checks," realising that current habits were sub-optimal, receiving personalised advice on specific behaviours, and feeling "healthier" through participation. Conclusions. HealthForce was feasible to deliver and implement, acceptable to participants, and associated with reported changes in health behaviours over a 12-week period. International Standard Randomised Controlled Trial Number: 38976321.en_UK
dc.relationCraigie A, Barton KL, Macleod M, Williams B, van Teijlingen E, Belch JJF & Anderson AS (2011) A feasibility study of a personalised lifestyle programme (HealthForce) for individuals who have participated in cardiovascular risk screening. Preventive Medicine, 52 (5), pp. 387-389.
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dc.subjectWeight managementen_UK
dc.subjectCardiovascular system Diseases Risk factorsen_UK
dc.subjectLifestyles Health aspectsen_UK
dc.subjectHealth risk assessmenten_UK
dc.subjectPatient participationen_UK
dc.subjectObesity Prevention and controlen_UK
dc.titleA feasibility study of a personalised lifestyle programme (HealthForce) for individuals who have participated in cardiovascular risk screeningen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
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dc.citation.jtitlePreventive Medicineen_UK
dc.type.statusVoR - Version of Recorden_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Dundeeen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Dundeeen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Dundeeen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Aberdeenen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Dundeeen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Dundeeen_UK
rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Reviewen_UK
local.rioxx.authorCraigie, Angela|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorBarton, Karen L|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorMacleod, Maureen|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorWilliams, Brian|0000-0003-0000-4354en_UK
local.rioxx.authorvan Teijlingen, Edwin|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorBelch, Jill J F|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorAnderson, Annie S|en_UK
local.rioxx.projectInternal Project|University of Stirling|
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