Trial of prevention and reduction of obesity through active living in clinical settings: A randomized controlled trial

Author: Ross, R. Country/countries: Canada Number of patients participating in the study: 490 This study was focused on patients living with Obesity
Intervention analysed in the study: Usual Care Intervention components: UC
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Setting of implementation: N/A Professionals delivering the intervention: Physicians Targeted self-management behaviours: N/A
Intervention analysed in the study: Monitoring, action-based and emotional-based behavioural techniques and social support Intervention components: E+MT+AB+EB+SS
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Setting of implementation: Primary care centers (GPs) Professionals delivering the intervention: Educator Targeted self-management behaviours: Early recognition of symptoms, Eating behaviours, Physical activity /exercise, Self-monitoring

Outcomes measured in the study

Outcome Measure Tool
Comorbidities managament Systolic pressure N/A
Comorbidities managament Diastolic pressure N/A
Weight management Waist size N/A
Weight management Weight (Kgs/lbs) N/A
Weight management BMI - Body Mass Index N/A
Weight management Body fat N/A

Patient characteristics

Age: 51.84 years (+/- a standard deviation of 11.4) Gender: 344 females Time since diagnosis of Obesity: N/A Severity of the disease: 32.3 (+/- a standard deviation of 4.15) Multi-morbidity: N/A
  • Number of co-morbidities: N/A

Level of health literacy: N/A
  • Tool: N/A

Socio-economic characteristics: N/A

Risk of Bias of this study

Outcome Random sequence generation Allocation concealment Blinding performance Blinding detection objective outcomes assessment Attrition incomplete outcome Incorrect statistical methods Recruitment bias Selective outcome reporting
Comorbidities managament - Systolic pressure
Comorbidities managament - Diastolic pressure
Weight management - Waist size
Weight management - Weight (Kgs/lbs)
Weight management - BMI - Body Mass Index
Weight management - Body fat

Other publications associated with this study

Prevention and Reduction of Obesity through Active Living (PROACTIVE): rationale, design and methods.