Journal article

Theory-based digital intervention to promote weight loss and weight loss maintenance (Choosing Health): protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Dominika Kwasnicka, Aleksandra Luszczynska, Martin S Hagger, Eleanor Quested, Sherry L Pagoto, Peter Verboon, Suzanne Robinson, Anna Januszewicz, Paulina Idziak, Iga Palacz, Felix Naughton

BMJ Open | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2020

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Digital behavioural weight loss interventions have the potential to improve public health; however, these interventions are often not adequately tailored to the needs of the participants. This is the protocol for a trial that aims to determine the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the Choosing Health programme as a means to promote weight loss and weight loss maintenance among overweight/obese adults. METHODS AND ANALYSIS: The proposed study is a two-group randomised controlled trial with a nested interrupted time series (ITS) within-person design. Participants (n=285) will be randomly assigned to either the Choosing Health digital intervention or a control group. For int..

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Grants

Awarded by European Union under the European Regional Development Fund


Funding Acknowledgements

The Choosing Health project is carried out within the HOMING programme of the Foundation for Polish Science co-financed by the European Union under the European Regional Development Fund; grant number POIR.04.04.0000-5CF3/18-00; HOMING 5/2018.