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Using positive deviance for determining successful weight-control practices.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20956609     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Based on positive deviance (examining the practices of successful individuals), we identified five primary themes from 36 strategies that help to maintain long-term weight loss (weight control) in 61 people. We conducted in-depth interviews to determine what successful individuals did and/or thought about regularly to control their weight. The themes included weight-control practices related to (a) nutrition: increase water, fruit, and vegetable intake, and consistent meal timing and content; (b) physical activity: follow and track an exercise routine at least 3x/week; (c) restraint: practice restraint by limiting and/or avoiding unhealthy foods; (d) self-monitor: plan meals, and track calories/weight progress; and (e) motivation: participate in motivational programs and cognitive processes that affect weight-control behavior. Using the extensive data involving both the practices and practice implementation, we used positive deviance to create a comprehensive list of practices to develop interventions for individuals to control their weight.
Authors:
Heather L Stuckey; Jarol Boan; Jennifer L Kraschnewski; Michelle Miller-Day; Erik B Lehman; Christopher N Sciamanna
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2010-10-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Qualitative health research     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1049-7323     ISO Abbreviation:  Qual Health Res     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-23     Completed Date:  2011-07-28     Revised Date:  2013-07-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9202144     Medline TA:  Qual Health Res     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  563-79     Citation Subset:  T    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, Penn State Hershey College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA. hstuckey@hmc.psu.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Benchmarking
Exercise
Female
Food Habits*
Fruit
Humans
Interview, Psychological
Male
Motivation
Motor Activity*
Nutritional Status
Obesity / prevention & control*
Qualitative Research
Tape Recording
Time Factors
Vegetables
Weight Loss*
Young Adult
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
K01 DK090403/DK/NIDDK NIH HHS; K01 DK090403-02/DK/NIDDK NIH HHS; R01 HL088590/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS; R01 HL088590-04/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS
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