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Long term weight loss trajectories in participants in a randomised controlled trial of a weight management and healthy lifestyle programme for men delivered through professional football clubs: the Football Fans in Training follow up

Project title: Long term weight loss trajectories in participants in a randomised controlled trial of a weight management and healthy lifestyle programme for men delivered through professional football clubs: the Football Fans in Training follow up

Call to action: 13/99 13/99 PHR Researcher-led Call Nov 2013

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Cindy GrayORCID logo

Lead Author: Professor Cindy GrayORCID logo

Contractor: University of Glasgow

Cost: £338,161.55

Co-investigators: Dr Alice MacLeanORCID logo, Dr Christopher BunnORCID logo, Dr Eleanor GrieveORCID logo, Mr Billy Singh, Ms Suzanne LloydORCID logo, Professor Alex McConnachieORCID logo, Professor Andrew BriggsORCID logo, Professor Annie AndersonORCID logo, Professor Colin McCowanORCID logo, Professor Kate HuntORCID logo, Professor Nanette MutrieORCID logo, Professor Sally WykeORCID logo.

Started: January 2015 | Status: Published July 2018

A football club-based weight management programme that encouraged men to make small, incremental physical activity and dietary changes led to nearly 3 kg weight loss after 3.5 years.

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