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Table 1 Intervention effects, listed by behavioural target

From: Effects of workplace-based dietary and/or physical activity interventions for weight management targeting healthcare professionals: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials

Study Behavioural target Follow-up from baseline Body weight BMI Body fat% Waist circumference Waist-hip ratio Total energy intake Total fat intake Saturated fat intake % Energy fat Fruit intake Vegetable intake Fibre intake Diet score MPA VPA Total steps Self-reported PA
Barratt 1994 [52] Diet 3 months                 
6 months                
Armitage 2001 [44] Diet 5 months                
Gamble 1993 [42] Physical activity 11 weeks                 
Gerdle 1995 [46] Physical activity 12 months                 
Brox 2005 [53] Physical activity 6 months                 
Hewitt 2008 [45] Physical activity 4 weeks                
8 weeks                
12 weeks                
Von Thiel 2008 [47] Physical activity 6 months                 
12 months                 
Cockroft 1994 [43] Diet and Physical activity 6 months                 
Aldana 2005 [34] Diet and Physical activity 6 weeks         
6 months         
Racette 2009 [48] Diet and Physical activity 6 months               
12 months              
Lemon 2010 [50] Diet and Physical activity 12 months                  
24 months                  
Strijk 2012 [56] Diet and Physical activity 6 months                
Christensen 2011 [36] Diet and Physical activity 3 months             
12 months              
  1. Abbreviations: ↑ = Indicates a statistically significant effect in favour of the intervention; ↓ = Indicates a non-significant effect of intervention.
  2. BMI = body mass index, MPA = Moderate physical activity, VPA = Vigorous physical activity, PA = Physical activity.
  3. Blank cells = the outcome was not reported.