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A randomized controlled trial to evaluate self-determination theory for exercise adherence and weight control: rationale and intervention description

  • Marlene N Silva1,
  • David Markland2,
  • Cláudia S Minderico1,
  • Paulo N Vieira1,
  • Margarida M Castro1,
  • Sílvia R Coutinho1,
  • Teresa C Santos1,
  • Margarida G Matos1,
  • Luís B Sardinha1 and
  • Pedro J Teixeira1Email author
BMC Public Health20088:234

Received: 09 June 2008

Accepted: 09 July 2008

Published: 09 July 2008

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Original Submission
9 Jun 2008 Submitted Original manuscript
4 Jul 2008 Author responded Author comments - Marlene Silva
Resubmission - Version 2
4 Jul 2008 Submitted Manuscript version 2
9 Jul 2008 Editorially accepted
9 Jul 2008 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-8-234

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Exercise and Health, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon
School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences, University of Wales