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Do weight management programmes delivered at professional football clubs attract and engage high risk men? A mixed-methods study

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Public Health, January 2014
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

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8 news outlets
blogs
2 blogs
twitter
46 tweeters
facebook
2 Facebook pages

Citations

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194 Mendeley
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Title
Do weight management programmes delivered at professional football clubs attract and engage high risk men? A mixed-methods study
Published in
BMC Public Health, January 2014
DOI 10.1186/1471-2458-14-50
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Authors

Kate Hunt, Cindy M Gray, Alice Maclean, Susan Smillie, Christopher Bunn, Sally Wyke

Abstract

The prevalence of obesity in men in the UK is amongst the highest in Europe but men are less likely than women to use existing weight loss programmes. Developing weight management programmes which are appealing and acceptable to men is a public health priority. Football Fans in Training (FFIT), a men-only weight management programme delivered to groups of men at top professional football clubs, encourages men to lose weight by working with, not against, cultural ideals of masculinity. To inform further development of interventions in football club settings, the current study explored who is attracted to FFIT and why overweight/obese men choose to take part.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 2 1%
Australia 1 <1%
Unknown 191 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 28 14%
Student > Bachelor 28 14%
Student > Ph. D. Student 22 11%
Researcher 17 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 15 8%
Other 40 21%
Unknown 44 23%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 37 19%
Nursing and Health Professions 26 13%
Social Sciences 22 11%
Psychology 22 11%
Sports and Recreations 12 6%
Other 27 14%
Unknown 48 25%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 108. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 23 January 2020.
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#275,770
of 20,416,887 outputs
Outputs from BMC Public Health
#232
of 13,321 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#3,149
of 280,359 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Public Health
#1
of 6 outputs
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