NPA-GP: Quality of Life and Anxiety/Depression (2021)

Author and Year:
Imayama et al 2011
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Article Title:
Dietary weight loss and exercise interventions effects on quality of life in overweight/obese postmenopausal women: a randomized controlled trial.
Imayama I,Alfano C,Kong A,Foster-Schubert K,Bain C,Xiao L,Duggan C,Wang C,Campbell K,Blackburn G,McTiernan A
The international journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity
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Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
Some concerns
Inclusion Criteria:
Female; age 50-75 years old; body mass index (BMI) >/= 25.0 kg/m2; (if Asian-American >/= 23.0 kg/m2); < 100 minutes per week of moderate or vigorous intensity physical activity; postmenopausal; not taking hormone replacement therapy for the past 3 months; no history of breast cancer, heart disease, diabetes mellitus, or other serious medical conditions; fasting glucose < 126 mg/dL; currently not smoking; alcohol intake of fewer than 2 drinks per day; able to attend diet/exercise sessions at the intervention site; and normal exercise tolerance test
Exclusion Criteria:
Not reported
Research Purpose:
To examine the individual and combined effects of dietary weight loss and/or exercise interventions on HRQOL and psychosocial factors (depression, anxiety, stress, social support). The secondary aim was to investigate predictors of changes in HRQOL
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Study Location:
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, United States
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The Nutrition and Exercise for Women (NEW) trial was supported by R01 CA105204-01A1 from the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
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