About the Authors
UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Finland
Tampere University Central Hospital, Tampere, Finland
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: RL TIK MA KO. Performed the experiments: KM KO TV. Analyzed the data: JR RL PK TK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TV JR PK. Wrote the paper: RL PK TIK MA TV ST. ICMJE criteria for authorship: RL TIK MA KO PK JR SL TV KM TK ST. Results and conclusions: RL TIK MA KO PK JR SL TV KM TK ST. Enrolled patients: TIK MA RL. First draft: PK RL. Planning the counseling and preparing related material, training the nurses for counseling: TIK MA. Design of the thematic meetings on physical activity and material: MA. Group exercise design: KO.