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Investigating theoretical explanations for behaviour change: the case study of ProActive.

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Developing more effective behavioural interventions requires an understanding of the mechanisms of behaviour change, and methods to rigorously test their theoretical basis. The delivery and theoretical basis of an intervention protocol were assessed in ProActive, a UK trial of an intervention to increase the physical activity of those at risk of Type 2 diabetes (N = 365). In 108 intervention sessions, behaviours of facilitators were mapped to four theories that informed intervention developme...

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10.1080/08870440701670588

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Hardeman, W More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
Prevost, AT More by this author
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Journal:
Psychology and health
Volume:
23
Issue:
1
Pages:
25-39
Publication date:
2008
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EISSN:
1476-8321
ISSN:
0887-0446
URN:
uuid:51d10681-2c58-48aa-ad43-f176c19b3a75
Source identifiers:
389701
Local pid:
pubs:389701

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