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Physical activity as an aid to smoking cessation during pregnancy (LEAP) trial: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

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BACKGROUND: Many women try to stop smoking in pregnancy but fail. One difficulty is that there is insufficient evidence that medications for smoking cessation are effective and safe in pregnancy and thus many women prefer to avoid these. Physical activity (PA) interventions may assist cessation; however, trials examining these interventions have been too small to detect or exclude plausible beneficial effects. The London Exercise And Pregnant smokers (LEAP) trial is investigating whether a...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1745-6215-13-186

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd Publisher's website
Journal:
Trials Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
186
Publication date:
2012
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1745-6215
ISSN:
1745-6215
URN:
uuid:e4fd8514-9fb8-4467-92c5-e2dd6cced0be
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354272
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pubs:354272

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