Brief Motivational Intervention to Increase Physical Activity and Fruit/Vegetable Intake

2010-07-15 17:00:00 | BioPortfolio


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.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment


Physical Inactivity


Brief Motivational Intervention, Educational information


University of Memphis
United States




University of Missouri-Columbia

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2010-07-15T17:00:00-0400

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