Walk Off Your Weight Worries

Owsley, Kristin
June 2006
Behavior Analysis Digest;Summer2006, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p7
The article reports the use of pedometers and E-counseling in solving obesity. In a study involving three obese individuals, they were asked to wear a pedometer all day and to record the number of steps they took. Weekly ten-minute e-mail messages that included a step review, praise and a weekly goal were also given to them. The study revealed an increased number of steps by the participants and a six-pound weight loss in the ten-week treatment program.


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