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Diet and/or exercise treatment for weight loss in overweight and obese women after childbirth


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Title: Diet and/or exercise treatment for weight loss in overweight and obese women after childbirth
Authors: Bertz, Fredrik
E-mail: fredrik.bertz@nutrition.gu.se
Issue Date: 15-Nov-2012
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Clinical Nutrition
Parts of work: I. F. Bertz, H.K. Brekke, L. Ellegård, K. M. Rasmussen, M. Wennergren, A. Winkvist. Diet and exercise weight loss trial in lactating overweight and obese women. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2012;96:698-705.
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II. F. Bertz, A. Winkvist, H.K Brekke (2012). Sustainable weight loss among overweight and obese lactating women is achieved with an energy reduced diet in line with current recommendations. (Manuscript)

III. F. Bertz, C. Sparud-Lundin, A. Winkvist (2012). Transformative Lifestyle Change: key to sustainable weight loss among women in a postpartum diet and exercise intervention; a substantive grounded theory. (Submitted for publication)
Date of Defence: 2012-12-06
Disputation: Torsdagen den 6 december 2012, kl. 13:00, Hörsal Ivan Östholm, Läkemedels och Nutritionscentrum, Medicinaregatan 13, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: weight loss
overweight
postpartum
lactation
diet
exercise
behavior modification
DLW
body composition
RCT
Grounded Theory
Abstract: AIM: The aim of the research presented in this thesis was to evaluate whether, dietary behavior modification treatment (D), or physical exercise behavior modification treatment (E), or the combination of both (DE), provide short and long-term weight loss compared to control (C) among overweight and obese lactating women, and if so how. METHODS: At 10-14 weeks postpartum, 68 lactating Swedish women with a pre-pregnancy body mass index of 25-35 were randomized to 12 weeks of treatment or control. ... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8575-5
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/30259
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