A1 Journal article (refereed)
Effects of a weight management program delivered by social media on weight and metabolic syndrome risk factors in overweight and obese adults : A randomised controlled trial (2017)


Jane, M., Hagger, M., Foster, J., Ho, S., Kane, R., & Pal, S. (2017). Effects of a weight management program delivered by social media on weight and metabolic syndrome risk factors in overweight and obese adults : A randomised controlled trial. PLoS ONE, 12 (6), e0178326. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0178326


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Publication details

All authors or editors: Jane, Monica; Hagger, Martin; Foster, Jonathan; Ho, Suleen; Kane, Robert; Pal, Sebely

Journal or series: PLoS ONE

ISSN: 1932-6203

Publication year: 2017

Volume: 12

Issue number: 6

Article number: e0178326

Publisher: Public Library of Science

Place of Publication: San Francisco

Publication country: United States

Publication language: English

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0178326

Open Access: Publication published in an open access channel

Publication is parallel published (JYX): https://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/54804


Keywords: body mass index; overweight; metabolic syndrome; insulin; lipids; dietary guidelines; blood pressure; weight control; peer groups; social media; Facebook

Free keywords: pamphlet group; BMI; CG; PG; blood glucose; physical activity


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Ministry reporting: Yes

Reporting Year: 2017

JUFO rating: 1


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