publication . Article . 2016

Employees' Expectations of Internet-Based, Workplace Interventions Promoting the Mediterranean Diet: A Qualitative Study

Angeliki Papadaki; Andreas Thanasoulias; Rachael Pound; Simon J Sebire; Russell Jago;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Nov 2016 Journal: Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, volume 48, pages 706-7,150 (issn: 1499-4046, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Objective<br/><br/>Explore employees' perceptions of ability to follow the Mediterranean diet (MedDiet), preferences for setting goals if asked to follow the MedDiet, and expectations of an Internet-based, workplace MedDiet intervention.<br/><br/>Design<br/><br/>Seven focus groups to guide intervention development.<br/><br/>Setting<br/><br/>Four workplaces (business/professional services, government branches) in Southwest England.<br/><br/>Participants<br/><br/>Employees (n = 29, 51.7% women), ages 24–58 years.<br/><br/>Phenomenon of Interest<br/><br/>Ability to follow the MedDiet; preferences for goal-setting if asked to follow the MedDiet; intervention content...
Subjects
free text keywords: Nutrition and Dietetics, Medicine (miscellaneous), Mediterranean diet, workplace intervention, qualitative methodology, adults, Internet, technology, /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/pubmedpublicationtype/D016428, Journal Article, /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/pubmedpublicationtype/D013485, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't, Government, Qualitative research, Medicine, business.industry, business, Behavior change, Psychological intervention, Social support, Nursing, Interactivity, Focus group, Thematic analysis, Applied psychology
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