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An education programme influencing health professionals to recommend exercise to their type 2 diabetes patients - understanding the processes: a case study from Oxfordshire, UK.

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BACKGROUND: Increasing levels of physical activity decreases the risk of premature mortality associated with chronic diseases e.g., coronary heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke. Despite this, most adults in England do not meet physical activity guidelines. Physical activity advice and signposting offered to at-risk patients by primary care providers is recommended. However, exercise medicine education is sparse, leading to poor practitioner knowledge of the risk reduction evidence and stra...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12913-017-2040-7

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Population Health
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Population Health
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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BMC Health Services Research Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
Pages:
130
Publication date:
2017-02-11
Acceptance date:
2017-01-19
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EISSN:
1472-6963
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pubs:679940
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uri:705945e3-4fb2-4faf-9084-55a4c85857ae
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uuid:705945e3-4fb2-4faf-9084-55a4c85857ae
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pubs:679940

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