The 12-month weight management intervention in the present study. Following random allocation, a diet-alone intervention for the first 3 months and a diet-plus-exercise intervention according to the exercise modes for the next 9 months were implemented over 12 months. The assessments were conducted at baseline, 3, 6, 9, and 12 months.
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