Table 1

Standardized list used by DPP lifestyle coaches to report participant barriers
Weight loss Physical activity
1. Poor/inconsistent self-monitoring 1. Poor/inconsistent self-monitoring
2. Social cues for unhealthy eating 2. Social cues for activity changed
3. Vacation, holiday, celebrations 3. Vacation, holiday, celebrations
4. Infrequent physical activity 4. Injury
5. Internal (thought and mood) cues 5. Internal (thought and mood) cues
6. Poor food shopping/food preparation skills 6. Lack of access/Safety concerns
7. Major life events 7. Major life events
8. Time management and planning 8. Time management and planning
9. Illness 9. Illness
10. Diminished motivation 10. Diminished motivation
11. Bored/dissatisfied with healthy eating 11. Aches and pains
12. Quit smoking 12. Activity restricted by doctor
13. Pregnancy

Venditti et al.

Venditti et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2014 11:16   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-11-16

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