FEATURESChoose to Move for Positive Living Physical Activity Program for Obese WomenPeterson, Jane Anthony PhD, RN, APRN, FAANP; Ward-Smith, Peggy PhD, RNAuthor Information School of Nursing, University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City. Correspondence: Jane Anthony Peterson, PhD, RN, APRN, FAANP, School of Nursing, University of Missouri Kansas City, 2464 Charlotte St, Kansas City, MO 64108 ([email protected]). The authors have disclosed that they have no significant relationships with, or financial interest in, any commercial companies pertaining to this article. Holistic Nursing Practice: May/June 2012 - Volume 26 - Issue 3 - p 120-128 doi: 10.1097/HNP.0b013e31824ef4ca Buy Metrics Abstract The Choose to Move for + (Positive) Living program was implemented to increase physical activity among obese women. A holistic approach was used to promote stage of health behavior change, social support, and quality of life and reduce depression. Within 6 months, physical fitness improved and depressive symptoms decreased. © 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.