TITLE

THE USABILITY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF A SELF-MANAGEMENT INTERVENTION

AUTHOR(S)
Becker, Craig M.; McMahan, Shari; Alien, Donna; Nelson, J. Ron
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
American Journal of Health Studies;2004, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p110
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This study post-tested the usability and effectiveness of a self-management intervention on two unique sample groups. The first group included three hundred forty-three (N=343) university students in a required Fitness/Wellness class at large University in the Midwest. The second group included one hundred thirty-seven (N= 137) employees of business, medical, and/or governmental organizations. A majority of participants (generally >90%) indicated the intervention, which was autonomy and competency supportive, was user-friendly, took very little time to complete (less than 10 minutes daily), helped them try to make positive changes, and(>97%) recommended this type of intervention for others.
ACCESSION #
14742406

 

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