Effectiveness of a Group Lifestyle Balance Class in an Active Duty Population
Technical Report,01 Apr 2015,31 Mar 2019
The Geneva Foundation Tacoma United States
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Purpose To examine and compare the effectiveness of three lifestyle intervention programs in an active duty population. Design Randomized control trial with three groups. Methods Participants were randomly assigned to one of three intervention groups the Group Lifestyle Balance GLB program, the Better Body Better Life BBBL program and the Fitness Improvement Program FIP. Primary outcome measures were weight, abdominal circumference, minutes of physical activity, lipid and HbA1c levels, and well-being as measured by the RAND SF-36 questionnaire. Data were collected at three time points baseline, 3 months and 6 months.