|Duration (total 2 hours)||Aims||Content|
|15 mins||Review evidence on physical activity intervention content and effectiveness.||
1. Summary of findings from 12 chronic studies.|
2. Summary of interventions used (structured exercise limited counselling)
2. Discuss practical implications.
|15 mins||Review evidence on acute effects of physical activity for managing cravings.||
1. Summary of findings from 20 acute studies.|
2. Discuss practical implications of using physical activity for mood and craving management.
|15 mins||Review evidence on weight management strategies in smoking cessation||
1. Summary of findings from studies on weight gain during smoking cessation.|
2. Discuss advisor strategies used to prevent weight gain.
|15 mins||Introduce aims of Walk-2-Quit within the context of a standard clinic (and NHS training)||
1. Outline aims and content of Walk-2-Quit, relative to traditional pharmacological and behavioural support.|
2. Highlight cognitive and behavioural processes associated with changing clients' use of physical activity as an aid.
|30 mins||Train advisors to integrate physical activity promotion into a cessation clinic over 6/7 weeks.||Highlight use of self-help guide (from week 1-6/7) to identify key weekly strategies to increasing use of physical activity for managing cravings, emotional eating and weight.|
|15 mins||Train advisors to use pedometers for self-monitoring physical activity for mood and craving regulation.||Highlight use of pedometers and other strategies for behavioural and emotional regulation. Link to self-help guide and spaces for weekly self-monitoring.|
|15 mins||Summarise and review implementation of Walk-2-Quit||
1. Identify advisor concerns and level of confidence to change current practice to a more integrative approach to multiple behaviour change.|
2. Review Walk-2-Quit content to further enhance advisor beliefs about the benefits and personal role in targeting client beliefs.