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Women's work. Maintaining a healthy body weight


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Welch, N, Hunter, W, Butera, K, Willis, KF, Cleland, VJ, Crawford, K and Ball, K (2009) Women's work. Maintaining a healthy body weight. Appetite, 53 (1). pp. 9-15. ISSN 0195-6663

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This study describes women's perceptions of the supports and barriers to maintaining a healthy weight among currently healthy weight women from urban and rural socio-economically disadvantaged areas. Using focus groups and interviews, we asked women about their experiences of maintaining a healthy weight. Overwhelmingly, women described their healthy weight practices in terms of concepts related to work and management.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Welch, N and Hunter, W and Butera, K and Willis, KF and Cleland, VJ and Crawford, K and Ball, K
Keywords: weight maintenance, women's health, qualitative, rural
Journal or Publication Title: Appetite
Page Range: pp. 9-15
ISSN: 0195-6663
Identification Number - DOI: 10.1016/j.appet.2009.04.221
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Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2009 01:37
Last Modified: 10 Nov 2016 23:05
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