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Steps ahead: a randomized trial to reduce unhealthy weight gain in the Lower Mississippi Delta.

Harrington DM, Champagne CM, Broyles ST, Johnson WD, Tudor-Locke C, Katzmarzyk PT - Obesity (Silver Spring) (2014)

Bottom Line: Weight, %weight, and WC significantly decreased from baseline to follow-up in both groups (p < 0.05; unadjusted values).Adjusted analysis showed a main effect of group for weight (p = 0.041) and %weight (p = 0.047) in the completers analysis, and WC (p = 0.046) in the ≥80% attendance analysis, with the DG + PA group improving weight-related outcomes more.Low-burden behavioral interventions could be effective strategies in attenuating unhealthy weight gain in the LMD.

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Affiliation: Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA; Diabetes Research Centre, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK.

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Mean changes (± standard error) in (a) weight ◆; (b) % weight ○; (c) waist circumference △ by MVPA change group.
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Figure 3: Mean changes (± standard error) in (a) weight ◆; (b) % weight ○; (c) waist circumference △ by MVPA change group.

Mentions: MVPA change for the 90 completers who had full accelerometer data ranged from −38 to 76 min/day. Within each group and when both groups were pooled there was no difference by race or sex. With the groups pooled, MVPA change was stratified as change ≥ 75th percentile (n = 22; mean MVPA R Δ−3 min/day) and < 75th percentile (n = 68; mean MVPA R Δ28 min/day). The 75th percentile corresponded to 10 min/day. Mean weight, %weight and WC change by MVPA change group is shown in Figure 3. Those who changed their MVPA by >10 min/day reduced their WC significantly more than those who did not (p = 0.018).


Steps ahead: a randomized trial to reduce unhealthy weight gain in the Lower Mississippi Delta.

Harrington DM, Champagne CM, Broyles ST, Johnson WD, Tudor-Locke C, Katzmarzyk PT - Obesity (Silver Spring) (2014)

Mean changes (± standard error) in (a) weight ◆; (b) % weight ○; (c) waist circumference △ by MVPA change group.
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Figure 3: Mean changes (± standard error) in (a) weight ◆; (b) % weight ○; (c) waist circumference △ by MVPA change group.
Mentions: MVPA change for the 90 completers who had full accelerometer data ranged from −38 to 76 min/day. Within each group and when both groups were pooled there was no difference by race or sex. With the groups pooled, MVPA change was stratified as change ≥ 75th percentile (n = 22; mean MVPA R Δ−3 min/day) and < 75th percentile (n = 68; mean MVPA R Δ28 min/day). The 75th percentile corresponded to 10 min/day. Mean weight, %weight and WC change by MVPA change group is shown in Figure 3. Those who changed their MVPA by >10 min/day reduced their WC significantly more than those who did not (p = 0.018).

Bottom Line: Weight, %weight, and WC significantly decreased from baseline to follow-up in both groups (p < 0.05; unadjusted values).Adjusted analysis showed a main effect of group for weight (p = 0.041) and %weight (p = 0.047) in the completers analysis, and WC (p = 0.046) in the ≥80% attendance analysis, with the DG + PA group improving weight-related outcomes more.Low-burden behavioral interventions could be effective strategies in attenuating unhealthy weight gain in the LMD.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA; Diabetes Research Centre, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK.

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Related in: MedlinePlus