Game of Stones: A Feasibility Randomized Control Trial


Hoddinott P (2021) Game of Stones: A Feasibility Randomized Control Trial. SAGE Research Methods Video: Medicine and Health [Video] 2021.

Professor Pat Hoddinott, Chair in Primary Care at the University of Stirling in the Nursing, Midwifery, and Allied Health Professions Research Unit, discusses the Game of Stones randomized controlled trial of text messages and financial incentives for men living with obesity who want to lose weight.

clinical trials; ethical considerations; feasibility studies; financial incentives; health behavior; health inequalities; obesity; participation (research); public engagement; public engagement approaches; qualitative data analysis; qualitative data collection; qualitative interview; qualitative research approach; quantitative research approach; randomized controlled trials; recruitment; research design; retention; target population; teamwork; weight loss

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Type of mediaVideo
FundersNIHR National Institute for Health Research
Publication date31/12/2021