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Smokers' Physical Activity and Weight Gain One Year after a Successful Versus Unsuccessful Quit Attempt.
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PMID:  25091879     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
To examine whether smokers' physical activity is related to weight change following a quit attempt. Method: Data were analyzed for participants (n=683) of a randomized controlled trial comparing the efficacy of different smoking cessation pharmacotherapies (Wisconsin, 2005-2008). Activity (assessed via pedometry) and body weight were measured in the days surrounding the quit day and again one year later, at which time 7-day point-prevalence abstinence from smoking was assessed. We examined the effects of quitting, physical activity, and their interaction, on one-year weight change with relevant covariate adjustment. Results: Participants were predominantly female (57%), 46±11years of age (mean±SD), and took 7544±3606 steps/day at baseline. Of those who quit, 87% gained weight. A main effect was found for quitting (p<0.001), but not physical activity (p=0.06). When pattern of activity was examined across the 1-year study period, quitters who decreased their physical activity had significantly greater weight gain than quitters who increased their physical activity (p<0.01) or maintained a high level of activity (p =0.02). Conclusion: Physical activity is associated with an attenuation of the weight gain that often occurs after quitting smoking.
Keith P Gennuso; Keith M Thraen-Borowski; Tanya R Schlam; Tara L LaRowe; Michael C Fiore; Timothy B Baker; Lisa H Colbert
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-8-1
Journal Detail:
Title:  Preventive medicine     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1096-0260     ISO Abbreviation:  Prev Med     Publication Date:  2014 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-8-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0322116     Medline TA:  Prev Med     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2014. Published by Elsevier Inc.
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