The role and influence of "Champions" in a community-based lifestyle risk modification programme
MetadataShow full item record
This article describes the training and implementation of the Waist Disposal Challenge in service clubs in Western Australia in 2009–2010. Ninety-three Champions from 52 clubs were trained to deliver educational presentations to 1100 peers and facilitate a BMI competition among 764 peers. Champions reported significant improvements in their knowledge and confidence to motivate their peers to make changes to their diet and physical activity with 82% of participants completing the BMI competition and on average 58% experiencing and sustaining a BMI reduction for 12 months. It is evident that the Champions had influenced the uptake and success of the intervention.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Champion, Erik; Wang, L.; Champion, Erik (2012)Can recent technology help bridge cultures through playful interaction appropriate to traditional tacit means of acquiring knowledge? In order to help answer this question, we designed four Adobe Flash-based based game ...
SHRIMP U-Pb zircon age constraints on the Late Archaean tectonostratigraphic architecture of the Eastern Goldfields Superterrane, Yilgarn Craton, Western AustraliaKositcin, N.; Brown, S.; Barley, M.; Krapez, Bryan; Cassidy, K.; Champion, D. (2008)
The High Time Resolution Universe Pulsar Survey - V. Single-pulse energetics and modulation properties of 315 pulsarsBurke-Spolaor, S.; johnston, S.; Bailes, M.; Bates, S.; Bhat, Ramesh; Burgay, M.; Champion, D.; D'Amico, N.; Keith, M.; Kramer, M.; levin, L.; Milia, S.; Possenti, A.; Stappers, B.; van Straten, W. (2012)