Can individuals meet multiple physical activity and dietary behavior goals?

Deborah Rohm Young, William M. Vollmer, Abby C. King, Ann J. Brown, Victor J. Stevens, Patricia J. Elmer, Shirley Craddick, Dana L. Sturtevant, David W. Harsha, Lawrence Appel

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Abstract

Objectives: To examine whether participants with the most behavioral goals to achieve were more likely to meet more goals than those given fewer goals. Methods: Eight hundred ten participants were randomly assigned to advice- only, established guidelines for blood pressure control (reduced sodium, increased physical activity), or established guidelines plus the DASH diet (increased fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy, reduced fat). Results: At 6 months, 11.7% of Advice-Only, 19.3% of Established, and 44.6% of Established plus DASH met at least 3 goals (P

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)277-286
Number of pages10
JournalAmerican Journal of Health Behavior
Volume33
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2009

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Keywords

  • Blood pressure
  • DASH dietary pattern
  • Health behaviors
  • Physical activity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Health(social science)
  • Social Psychology

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Young, D. R., Vollmer, W. M., King, A. C., Brown, A. J., Stevens, V. J., Elmer, P. J., ... Appel, L. (2009). Can individuals meet multiple physical activity and dietary behavior goals? American Journal of Health Behavior, 33(3), 277-286.

Can individuals meet multiple physical activity and dietary behavior goals? / Young, Deborah Rohm; Vollmer, William M.; King, Abby C.; Brown, Ann J.; Stevens, Victor J.; Elmer, Patricia J.; Craddick, Shirley; Sturtevant, Dana L.; Harsha, David W.; Appel, Lawrence.

In: American Journal of Health Behavior, Vol. 33, No. 3, 2009, p. 277-286.

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Young, DR, Vollmer, WM, King, AC, Brown, AJ, Stevens, VJ, Elmer, PJ, Craddick, S, Sturtevant, DL, Harsha, DW & Appel, L 2009, 'Can individuals meet multiple physical activity and dietary behavior goals?', American Journal of Health Behavior, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 277-286.
Young DR, Vollmer WM, King AC, Brown AJ, Stevens VJ, Elmer PJ et al. Can individuals meet multiple physical activity and dietary behavior goals? American Journal of Health Behavior. 2009;33(3):277-286.
Young, Deborah Rohm ; Vollmer, William M. ; King, Abby C. ; Brown, Ann J. ; Stevens, Victor J. ; Elmer, Patricia J. ; Craddick, Shirley ; Sturtevant, Dana L. ; Harsha, David W. ; Appel, Lawrence. / Can individuals meet multiple physical activity and dietary behavior goals?. In: American Journal of Health Behavior. 2009 ; Vol. 33, No. 3. pp. 277-286.
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