Melinda J Neve
Affiliation: University of Newcastle
- Weight management interventions targeting young women: a systematic reviewMelinda J Hutchesson
Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, School of Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
J Acad Nutr Diet 113:795-802. 2013..High-quality randomized controlled trials evaluating interventions that are tailored to the unique needs of young women, and that can be disseminated broadly, are urgently needed to address the unmet needs of this high-risk group...
- Behavioural factors related with successful weight loss 15 months post-enrolment in a commercial web-based weight-loss programmeMelinda J Neve
School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan, New South Wales 2308, Australia
Public Health Nutr 15:1299-309. 2012....
- Evaluation of a commercial web-based weight loss and weight loss maintenance program in overweight and obese adults: a randomized controlled trialClare E Collins
Nutrition and Dietetics, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, 2308 Australia
BMC Public Health 10:669. 2010..The aim of this RCT was to determine and compare the efficacy of two web-based interventions for weight loss and maintenance of lost weight...
- Effectiveness of web-based interventions in achieving weight loss and weight loss maintenance in overweight and obese adults: a systematic review with meta-analysisM Neve
School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
Obes Rev 11:306-21. 2010..Higher usage of website features may be associated with positive weight change, but we do not know what features improve this effect or reduce attrition...
- Dropout, nonusage attrition, and pretreatment predictors of nonusage attrition in a commercial Web-based weight loss programMelinda J Neve
School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia
J Med Internet Res 12:e69. 2010..However, poor retention (dropout attrition) and website utilization (nonusage attrition) are major inhibitors to the effectiveness of Web-based programs...
- Weight change in a commercial web-based weight loss program and its association with website use: cohort studyMelinda Neve
School of Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
J Med Internet Res 13:e83. 2011..The potential of Web-based weight loss programs has been acknowledged, but their ability to achieve significant weight loss has not been proven...
- A 12-week commercial web-based weight-loss program for overweight and obese adults: randomized controlled trial comparing basic versus enhanced featuresClare E Collins
The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
J Med Internet Res 14:e57. 2012..Interestingly, most people who attempt weight loss use commercially available programs, yet it is very uncommon for commercial programs to be evaluated independently or rigorously...