Published in Health and Medicine Week, January 5th, 2004
According to recent research published in the journal Obesity Research, "Effective procedures are needed to prevent the substantial increases in adiposity that have been occurring among children and adults. Behavioral change may occur as a result of changes in variables that mediate interventions. These mediating variables have typically come from the theories or models used to understand behavior."
"Seven categories of theories and models are reviewed to define the concepts and to identify the motivational mechanism(s), the resources that a person...
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