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PHR - 14/185/09

Feasibility study of how best to engage obese men in narrative SMS (short message system) and incentive interventions for weight loss, to inform a future effectiveness and cost-effectiveness trial

Project title: Feasibility study of how best to engage obese men in narrative SMS (short message system) and incentive interventions for weight loss, to inform a future effectiveness and cost-effectiveness trial

Call to action: 14/185 14/185 Weight loss services for men

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Pat HoddinottORCID logo

Lead Author: Dr Stephan DombrowskiORCID logo

Contractor: University of Stirling

Cost: £504,403.94

Co-investigators: Dr Claire JonesORCID logo, Dr Mark Grindle, Dr Paula CarrollORCID logo, Dr Stephan DombrowskiORCID logo, Mr Andrew EldersORCID logo, Professor Alison AvenellORCID logo, Professor Brian Williams, Professor Cindy GrayORCID logo, Professor Frank KeeORCID logo, Professor Marjon van der PolORCID logo, Professor Michelle McKinleyORCID logo.

Started: June 2016 | Status: Published September 2020

PROSPERO registration: 32016000802

This feasibility study developed a weight management intervention for men that was acceptable and feasible to deliver and met its criteria to progress to a full trial.

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