A Self-Guided Lifestyle Intervention for Young Men: Findings from the ACTIVATE Randomized Pilot Trial
1Department of Health Behavior and Policy, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
2Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
3Department of Biostatistics, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
DOI: 10.31083/j.jomh1809191 Vol.18,Issue 9,September 2022 pp.1-8
Published: 22 September 2022
Background: Young men are at high risk for developing obesity-related health complications, yet are markedly underrepresented in lifestyle interventions. This pilot study examined the feasibility and preliminary efficacy of a lifestyle intervention (self-guided + health risk messaging) targeting young men. Methods: 35 young men (Age = 29.3
behavioral interventions; male-targeted; weight loss; health risk messages; low intensity; obesity
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