Table 1

Design of studies included in the review

author

Design

intervention

study period

intervention period

individually/group-based


Scocco et al. [62]

randomized controlled trial

intervention on providing information and assessment of dietary topics compared to a control group not receiving intervention

24 weeks

8 weeks

individually-based

Evans et al. [64]

randomized controlled trial

intervention on education and setting specific goals on healthy eating and lifestyle compared to a control group not receiving intervention

6 months

3 months

individually-based

Littrell et al. [59]

randomized controlled trial

intervention on providing information and prompting self-monitoring of behavior on nutrition and exercise compared to a control group not receiving intervention

6 months

16 weeks

combination

Vreeland et al. [68]

non-randomized controlled trial

intervention on providing information and teaching on nutrition and healthy living compared to a control group not receiving intervention

12 weeks

12 weeks

combination

Weber & Wyne [58]

randomized controlled trial

intervention providing information and prompting self-monitoring of behavior on nutrition and exercise compared to a control group not receiving intervention

16 weeks

16 weeks

group-based

McKibbin et al. [61]

randomized controlled trial

intervention on exercise and providing information and prompting self-monitoring of behavior on nutrition and exercise compared to a control group not receiving intervention

24 weeks

24 weeks

group-based

Wu et al.[65]

randomized controlled trial

intervention on exercise and on providing information and prompting self-monitoring of behavior compared to a control group not receiving intervention

12 weeks

12 weeks

combination


author

Design

intervention

study period

intervention period

individually/group-based


Mauri et al. [63]

randomized controlled trial

intervention on providing information and teaching on nutrition compared to a control group receiving intervention in second study phase

24 weeks

12 weeks

combination

Wu et al. [60]

randomized controlled trial

intervention on exercise and assessment of food and caloric intake compared to a control group not receiving intervention

6 months

6 months

combination

Ball et al. [57]

non-randomized controlled trial

intervention on exercise and on prompting self-monitoring of food choices behaviour compared to a control group not receiving intervention

10 weeks

10 weeks

combination

Skrinar et al. [66]

randomized controlled trial

intervention on exercise and providing information and prompting self-monitoring of behavior on nutrition and wellness compared to a control group not receiving intervention

12 weeks

12 weeks

group-based

Kwon et al. [67]

randomized controlled trial

intervention on nutritional education and prompting self-monitoring of dietary behavior and exercise compared to a control group not receiving intervention

12 weeks

12 weeks

individually-based

Menza et al. [69]

non-randomized controlled trial

intervention on exercise and prompting self-monitoring of behavior on nutrition and exercise compared to a control group not receiving intervention

12 months

12 months

combination

Brar et al. [83]

randomized controlled trial

intervention on teaching various behavioral techniques on nutrition and exercise for weight loss compared to a control group not receiving intervention

14 weeks

14 weeks

group-based


Verhaeghe et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:28   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-8-28

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