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"Don't wait for them to come to you, you go to them". A qualitative study of recruitment approaches in community based walking programmes in the UK.

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Background: This study aimed to examine the experiences of walking promotion professionals on the range and effectiveness of recruitment strategies used within community based walking programmes within the United Kingdom. Methods: Two researchers recruited and conducted semi-structured interviews with managers and project co-ordinators of community based walking programmes, across the UK, using a purposive sampling frame. Twenty eight interviews were conducted, with community projects targeti...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1471-2458-12-635

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Public Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC public health Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
Article: 635
Publication date:
2012-01-05
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EISSN:
1471-2458
ISSN:
1471-2458
URN:
uuid:8f1c953d-c7f8-425c-8442-cca1bcec4fd5
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358462
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pubs:358462

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