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Research has shown that a high percentage of college students do not meet recommended national guidelines for physical activity or fruit/vegetable intake. The purpose of this study was to pilot test the short-term efficacy of a one-on-one, brief motivational intervention (BMI) designed to increase physical activity and fruit/vegetable intake. It was hypothesized that participants in the BMI condition would report greater physical activity and fruit/vegetable intake at follow-up than those in an education-only control condition.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Brief Motivational Intervention, Educational information
University of Memphis
University of Missouri-Columbia
Published on BioPortfolio: 2010-07-15T17:00:00-0400
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