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Table 2 Usual care program details

From: Evaluation of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of Families for Health V2 for the treatment of childhood obesity: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Usual care program Delivery Core themes
One Body, One Life (OBOL) (Coventry) Parent and child group based Healthy eating
1.5 hrs weekly for 10 weeks Physical activity
Delivery at school or community venue Health checks
Change4Life Advisor (Warwickshire) Parent and child one-to-one with Change4Life advisor Healthy eating (Eatwell plate, portion sizes, food labeling)
First session ~1.5 hours, subsequent visits ~45 minutes Increasing physical activity
Number of visits varies according to family needs (average five visits)  
Majority of visits at home, occasionally at school or clinic  
Wolverhampton Inspiring and Supporting Health (WISH) (Wolverhampton) Parent and child group based MEND (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition… Do it!) and Choose It (focusing on taster sessions for physical activity and healthy eating)
2 hrs weekly for 10 weeks  
Delivery at community venue  
Weight Watchers (10 years plus) (Wolverhampton) Parent and child group based Healthy eating (portion sizes)
1 hr weekly for 12 weeks Encourage increased physical activity (pedometers for sale)
  Delivery at community venue