TITLE

Men and Weight: Taking the Issue to the Workplace

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Eating Disorders Review;Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the pilot program, developed by the Health of Men (HoM) program in Great Britain, which was aimed at bringing weight management into the workplace. The six-week-at-work weight loss program, which was led by community nurses, dietitians and an activity specialist, has been participated by ten men. Moreover, several reasons were cited that drives the men to try the program, including health reasons and fear and embarrassment.
ACCESSION #
34838599

 

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