'Small Changes' a behavioural change intervention for weight management

HARDEN, C., O'KEEFFE, J., PAXMAN, J. and SIMPER, T. (2009). 'Small Changes' a behavioural change intervention for weight management. In: LEAHY, M., (ed.) Tackling child and adult obesity in Sheffield: evidence, policy and practice. Conference proceedings and report. Sheffield, Sheffield Health and Social Research Consortium, 32-33.

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Abstract

Brief Background: 'Small Changes' is a psycho-social weight management intervention programme. This type of intervention typically delivers dietary and physical activity advice in combination with awareness raising activities and self-selected goal setting (Blissimer et al., 2006; Palmeira et al., 2007). 'Small Changes' uses a 12-week protocol and is currently in its second year of delivery. Volunteers were recruited via advertisements positioned around Sheffield Hallam University, in the Sheffield Star and Sheffield Telegraph Newspapers, on the local radio station Hallam FM and in various department stores throughout the city centre.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Scientific poster presented at a one day conference organised by Sheffield Health and Social Research Consortium and NHS Sheffield. Sheffield Wednesday Football Club, 25th November, 2008
Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Sheffield Business School Research Institute > Service Sector Management
Departments - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Sheffield Business School > Department of Service Sector Management
Page Range: 32-33
Depositing User: Jenny Paxman
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2010 11:58
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2017 12:47
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/2349

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