Outcomes of a Weight Loss Intervention among Rural Breast Cancer Survivors
Examines a group weight loss program delivered to obese breast cancer survivors living in rural Kansas using conference call technology. Describes an intervention that includes a reduced calorie prepackaged diet, a gradual increase in physical activity, and weekly group phone sessions.
Author(s): Christie A. Befort, Jennifer R. Klemp, Heather Austin, et al. Citation: Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 132(2), 631-639 Date: 04/2012 Type: Document view details
Healthy-Lifestyle Behaviors Associated With Overweight and Obesity in US Rural Children
Describes the association between healthy lifestyle
behaviors and the prevalence of overweight and obese
ethnically and/or racially diverse, rural school-aged
children in California, Kentucky, Mississippi, and South
Carolina. Examines the following healthy lifestyle
behaviors: improving diet quality, obtaining adequate
sleep, limiting screen-time viewing, and consulting a
physician about a child's weight.
Author(s): Alison Tovar, Kenneth Chui, Raymond R Hyatt, et al. Citation: BMC Pediatrics, 12, 102 Date: 2012 Type: Document view details