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A randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness of self-weighing as a weight loss intervention.

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BACKGROUND: There is a need to find simple cost effective weight loss interventions that can be used in primary care. There is evidence that self-monitoring is an effective intervention for problem drinking and self-weighing might be an effective intervention for weight loss. PURPOSE: To examine the efficacy of daily self-weighing as an intervention for weight loss. METHODS: A randomised controlled trial of 183 obese adults, follow-up three months. The intervention group were given a set of w...

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10.1186/s12966-014-0125-9

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
international journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
125
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
1479-5868
ISSN:
1479-5868
Source identifiers:
489258
Language:
English
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uuid:3ee18e02-774e-4a4c-8a02-950b58d1a2d2
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pubs:489258
Deposit date:
2014-11-15

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