Identifying the Effects of Training of Obesity Prevention and Weight Management an the Knowledge of Clients to Neighborhood Health House in the City of Tehran
| Moradi, F* * , Shariat, F, , Mirzaeian, K,
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|Background: Overweight and obesity along with life style,
increasing urbanization and low physical activity are the
major factors influencing prevalence of chronic diseases.
Unawareness of citizens as well as inappropriate diet is
the etiologic factors of being obese. The aim of this study
reviews effects training weight management and obesity
prevention on knowledge of clients coming to Neighborhood
Health Houses in the city of Tehran.
Methods: This is a quasi-experimental study. 150 clients
coming to Health House was randomly selected. The data
was collected by questionnaire the questions divided into
4 parts: demographic information of clients, psychological
knowledge of clients, client’s knowledge of the etiologic
causes of obesity and various treatment of weight
management, client’s knowledge of sport medicine. The
questionnaires in 2 steps before and after training were
completed. Educational program was performed as face to
face training using whiteboard, questioning and answering
and providing some educational material. Data analyzing
was done by SPSS and test-paired.
Results: Performing educational program has significantly
influenced on knowledge of the clients. In all indexes mean
of samples was more after training. Level of significance
was less than 0.05.
Conclusion: Weight management training had a significant
effect on client’s knowledge. It is necessary to extend these
|Keywords: Health House, weight management, obesity, physical activity
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Received: 2013/05/26 | Accepted: 2013/07/7
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