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Evaluation of different recruitment and randomisation methods in a trial of general practitioner-led interventions to increase physical activity: a randomised controlled feasibility study with factorial design.

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BACKGROUND: Interventions promoting physical activity by General Practitioners (GPs) lack a strong evidence base. Recruiting participants to trials in primary care is challenging. We investigated the feasibility of (i) delivering three interventions to promote physical activity in inactive participants and (ii) different methods of participant recruitment and randomised allocation. METHODS: We recruited general practices from Devon, Bristol and Coventry. We used a 2-by-2 factorial design for ...

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10.1186/1745-6215-15-134

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Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd.
Journal:
Trials
Volume:
15
Issue:
1
Pages:
134
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
1745-6215
ISSN:
1745-6215
URN:
uuid:2a3b76e9-467a-41a6-b5b6-0a1f0ce88dab
Source identifiers:
466306
Local pid:
pubs:466306

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