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An exploratory analysis of the smoking and physical activity outcomes from a pilot randomised controlled trial of an exercise assisted reduction to stop smoking intervention in disadvantaged groups (UK)

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originally posted by WM Admin on 2015-05-14 14:36:27.466 and updated 2015-06-19 13:28:27.895

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In this pilot randomised trial, the authors found that "a smoking reduction intervention for economically disadvantaged smokers which involved personal support to increase physical activity appears to be more effective than usual care in achieving reduction and may promote cessation. The effect does not appear to be influenced by an increase in physical activity".

Now available to read in free full text at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntv099 

Thompson, T.P., et al. (2015). An exploratory analysis of the smoking and physical activity outcomes from a pilot randomised controlled trial of an exercise assisted reduction to stop (EARS) smoking intervention in disadvantaged groups. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 11 May [Epub before print]