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, Dr Lucinda and Hunt, Professor Kathryn and McConnachie, Dr Alex and Mccowan, Professor Colin and Boyer, Mrs Nicole and Bunn, Dr Christopher and Kohli-Lynch, Ciaran and Briggs, Professor Andrew and Barry, Dr Sarah and Brennan, Dr Graham and Grieve, Miss Eleanor and Donnachie, Dr Alistair and Lloyd, Miss Suzanne
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