Long-term weight loss following a randomised controlled trial of a weight management programme for men delivered through professional football clubs: the Football Fans in Training follow-up study

Gray, C. M. et al. (2018) Long-term weight loss following a randomised controlled trial of a weight management programme for men delivered through professional football clubs: the Football Fans in Training follow-up study. Public Health Research, 6(9), (doi: 10.3310/phr06090) (PMID:30035935)

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Abstract

A football club-based weight management programme that encouraged men to make small, incremental physical activity and dietary changes led to nearly 3 kg weight loss after 3.5 years.

Item Type:Articles
Additional Information:This project was funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Public Health Research programme and will be published in full in Public Health Research; Vol. 6, No. 9. See the NIHR Journals Library website for further project information. The Scottish Executive Health Department Chief Scientist Office (CSO) funded the feasibility pilot that preceded the FFIT RCT (CZG/2/504). The Medical Research Council (MRC) funded Kate Hunt and additional developmental research through the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit Gender and Health programme (5TK50/25605200-68094).
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Wyke, Professor Sally and Gray, Professor Cindy and Hunt, Professor Kate and Grieve, Miss Eleanor and Bunn, Dr Christopher and Brennan, Dr Graham and Lloyd, Miss Suzanne and McConnachie, Professor Alex and Kohli-Lynch, Ciaran and Barry, Dr Sarah and Mccowan, Professor Colin and Boyer, Mrs Nicole and Briggs, Professor Andrew and Donnachie, Dr Craig
Authors: Gray, C. M., Wyke, S., Zhang, R., Anderson, A. S., Barry, S., Brennan, G., Briggs, A., Boyer, N., Bunn, C., Donnachie, C., Grieve, E., Kohli-Lynch, C., Lloyd, S., McConnachie, A., McCowan, C., McLean, A., Mutrie, N., and Hunt, K.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Health and Wellbeing > Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment
College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Health and Wellbeing > Robertson Centre
College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Health and Wellbeing > Social Scientists working in Health and Wellbeing
Journal Name:Public Health Research
Publisher:National Institute for Health Research
ISSN:2050-4381
ISSN (Online):2050-439X
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2018 Queen’s Printer and Controller of HMSO
First Published:First published in Public Health Research 6(9)
Publisher Policy:Reproduced with the permission of the publisher

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
585751Can a gender-sensitised weight management programme delivered by Scottish Premier League Football Clubs help men lose weight? A feasibility study for a randomised closed trialSally WykeChief Scientist office (CSO)CZG/2/504SPS - INST. OF HEALTH & WELLBEING