Published on in Vol 3, No 4 (2015): Oct-Dec

A Text-Messaging and Pedometer Program to Promote Physical Activity in People at High Risk of Type 2 Diabetes: The Development of the PROPELS Follow-On Support Program

A Text-Messaging and Pedometer Program to Promote Physical Activity in People at High Risk of Type 2 Diabetes: The Development of the PROPELS Follow-On Support Program

A Text-Messaging and Pedometer Program to Promote Physical Activity in People at High Risk of Type 2 Diabetes: The Development of the PROPELS Follow-On Support Program

Katie Morton 1, 2, BSc,MSc,PhD,CPsychol;  Stephen Sutton 1, BA,MSc,PhD,CPsychol;  Wendy Hardeman 1, 3, MSc,PhD;  Jacqui Troughton 4, BSc,MSc;  Tom Yates 5, 6, BSc,MSc,PhD;  Simon Griffin 7, FRCGP,DM,DLSHTM,MSc,MBBS,MRCGP;  Melanie Davies 4, 5, 6, MB,ChB,MD,FRCP,FRCGP;  Kamlesh Khunti 4, 6, 8, MD,PhD,FRCGP,FRCP;  Helen Eborall 9, BSc,MSc,PhD

1 Behavioural Science Group, Primary Care Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge , GB

2 UKCRC Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR), MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge , GB

3 School of Health Sciences , University of East Anglia, Norwich , GB

4 Leicester Diabetes Centre, University Hospitals of Leicester National Health Service Trust , Leicester , GB

5 NIHR Leicester-Loughborough Diet, Lifestyle, and Physical Activity Biomedical Research Unit , Leicester , GB

6 Diabetes Research Centre, College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology, University of Leicester, Leicester , GB

7 Primary Care Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge , GB

8 NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care - East Midlands (NIHR CLAHRC- EM) , East Midlands , GB

9 Social Science Applied to Healthcare Improvement Research Group, Department of Health Sciences, Universtiy of Leicester, Leicester , GB

Corresponding Author:

  • Helen Eborall, BSc,MSc,PhD
  • Social Science Applied to Healthcare Improvement Research Group
  • Department of Health Sciences
  • Universtiy of Leicester
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  • Leicester
  • GB
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  • Email: hce3@le.ac.uk