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Effect and feasibility of wearable physical activity trackers and pedometers for increasing physical activity and improving health outcomes in cancer survivors: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Benjamin Singh, Eva M. Zopf, Erin J Howden
2021 Journal of Sport and Health Science  
The purpose of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to evaluate the effect of wearable devices for improving physical activity and health-related outcomes in cancer survivors.  ...  Wearable physical activity trackers and pedometers are effective tools that increase physical activity and improve health-related outcomes in individuals with cancer.  ...  Meta-analytic and feasibility data on the effects of wearable physical activity trackers on physical activity and health-related outcomes in individuals with cancer are lacking.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jshs.2021.07.008 pmid:34314878 pmcid:PMC9068515 fatcat:mjbjrd2ptbaafgaqy6mk332kzm

Accuracy of Wearable Trackers for Measuring Moderate- to Vigorous-Intensity Physical Activity: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Jessica Gorzelitz, Chloe Farber, Ronald Gangnon, Lisa Cadmus-Bertram
2020 Journal for the Measurement of Physical Behaviour  
The evidence base regarding validity of wearable fitness trackers for assessment and/or modification of physical activity behavior is evolving.  ...  Therefore, this systematic review synthesizes the state of the validation literature regarding wearable trackers and MVPA.  ...  Other systematic reviews have assessed the validity of specific applications of wearable fitness trackers, such as Coughlin and Stewart (2016) , on the use of wearables in promoting physical activity  ... 
doi:10.1123/jmpb.2019-0072 fatcat:clrxpnl22bg4zem5qstp4ujubq

The use of social features in mobile health interventions to promote physical activity: a systematic review

Huong Ly Tong, Liliana Laranjo
2018 npj Digital Medicine  
Mobile health (mHealth) technologies have increasingly been used in interventions to promote physical activity (PA), yet, they often have high attrition rates.  ...  Thus, the aim of this systematic review was to characterize and evaluate the impact of interventions integrating social features in mHealth interventions to promote PA.  ...  Paige Martin for her contribution to the development of the definition for social features, and Dr William Tong for his advices on the meta-analysis.  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41746-018-0051-3 pmid:31304323 pmcid:PMC6550193 fatcat:agkrhr36rzaq7arqujm6t4mvm4

The Acceptability, Feasibility and Effectiveness of Wearable Activity Trackers for Increasing Physical Activity in Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review

Amy V. Creaser, Stacy A. Clemes, Silvia Costa, Jennifer Hall, Nicola D. Ridgers, Sally E. Barber, Daniel D. Bingham
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Wearable activity trackers (wearables) embed numerous behaviour change techniques (BCTs) that have previously been shown to increase adult physical activity (PA).  ...  This systematic review examined the acceptability, feasibility, and effectiveness of wearables and their potential mechanisms of action for increasing PA in 5 to 19-year-olds.  ...  Institutional Review Board Statement: Not applicable. Informed Consent Statement: Not applicable. Data Availability Statement: Not applicable.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph18126211 fatcat:dle6cb7yqfe6deeftzek7pt2lu

Advanced analytical methods to assess physical activity behaviour using accelerometer raw time series data: a protocol for a scoping review

Tripti Rastogi, Anne Backes, Susanne Schmitz, Guy Fagherazzi, Vincent van Hees, Laurent Malisoux
2020 Systematic Reviews  
Background Physical activity (PA) is a complex multidimensional human behaviour. Currently, there is no standardised approach for measuring PA using wearable accelerometers in health research.  ...  Discussion This protocol describes a systematic method to identify, map and synthesise advanced analytical approaches and their multidimensional summary variables used to investigate PA behaviour and identify  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the academic librarian of the Luxembourg Institute of Health for her help in developing the search strategy and algorithm. 4 Netherlands eScience Center  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13643-020-01515-2 pmid:33160413 fatcat:6n362l47k5ft7m2kai6jsduoym

The effectiveness of digital interventions for increasing physical activity in individuals of low socioeconomic status: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Max J. Western, Miranda E. G. Armstrong, Ishrat Islam, Kelly Morgan, Una F. Jones, Mark J. Kelson
2021 International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity  
Background Digital technologies such as wearables, websites and mobile applications are increasingly used in interventions targeting physical activity (PA).  ...  The aim of this systematic review was to explore whether digital interventions were effective in promoting PA in low SES populations, whether interventions are of equal benefit to higher SES individuals  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to extend a big thank you to all of the corresponding authors of the studies we included in this review and their co-author teams for providing the data that enabled us to  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12966-021-01218-4 pmid:34753490 pmcid:PMC8576797 fatcat:jhcrxk6ljrbqpd2vwmj5gqn4l4

Effect and Process Evaluation of a Smartphone App to Promote an Active Lifestyle in Lower Educated Working Young Adults: Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial

Dorien Simons, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Peter Clarys, Katrien De Cocker, Corneel Vandelanotte, Benedicte Deforche
2018 JMIR mHealth and uHealth  
Intervention participants (n=60) used the Active Coach app (for 9 weeks) combined with a Fitbit activity tracker.  ...  Mobile technologies have great potential to promote an active lifestyle in lower educated working young adults, an underresearched target group at a high risk of low activity levels.  ...  We would also like to thank all master students and colleague researchers for assistance with data collection. Finally, we would like to thank Cucumber Apps for developing the Active Coach app.  ... 
doi:10.2196/10003 pmid:30143477 fatcat:g7aubljo2fck7o245yja6wrfbq

Technology-Supported University Courses for Increasing University Students' Physical Activity Levels: A Systematic Review and Set of Design Principles for Future Practice

Kuston Sultoni, Louisa Peralta, Wayne Cotton
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Data Synthesis: Systematic review. Result: A total of 1939 articles were identified through databases. Six studies met the inclusion criteria.  ...  This review aims to systematically identify, critically appraise, and summarise the best available evidence regarding technology-supported university courses that aim to increase student's physical activity  ...  Materials and Methods This systematic review was undertaken following the guideline of the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) [27] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph18115947 pmid:34206035 pmcid:PMC8199448 fatcat:7v3l4h7pvvbbzav3a56wgnwoia

Evaluating the Impact of Physical Activity Apps and Wearables: Interdisciplinary Review

Claire McCallum, John Rooksby, Cindy M Gray
2018 JMIR mHealth and uHealth  
Although many smartphone apps and wearables have been designed to improve physical activity, their rapidly evolving nature and complexity present challenges for evaluating their impact.  ...  Included studies measured physical activity, and evaluated physical activity apps or wearables that provided sensor-based feedback.  ...  Mobile phone interventions to increase physical activity and reduce weight: a systematic review.  ... 
doi:10.2196/mhealth.9054 pmid:29572200 pmcid:PMC5889496 fatcat:h2d2bqzpbrga7edw2iglumn7vi

Personality and physical activity [chapter]

Kathryn Wilson, Ryan Rhodes
2021 Essentials of exercise and sport psychology: An open access textbook  
Physical activity levels vary from person to person.  ...  By the end of this chapter, readers should have a strong understanding of what personality is, how it relates to physical activity, and what are some of the causal mechanisms that might explain this relationship  ...  Acknowledgements Much appreciation to the scholars who continue to advance our understanding of physical activity and personality.  ... 
doi:10.51224/b1006 fatcat:5gumpngpezcmbhgh4g3ubodf3y

Digital Health Innovations to Improve Cardiovascular Disease Care

Karla Santo, Julie Redfern
2020 Current Atherosclerosis Reports  
Wearable devices are the latest type of technology investigated, and studies have shown positive outcomes in terms of physical activity and detection of arrhythmias.  ...  To review the current evidence supporting the use of digital health technologies in cardiovascular disease (CVD) care.  ...  Acknowledgements JR is funded by a National Health and Medical Research Council Career Development Fellowship (APP1143538).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11883-020-00889-x pmid:33009975 pmcid:PMC7532121 fatcat:mo5qllvf45dchk347xgvuqitci

Wearable Physical Activity Tracking Systems for Older Adults—A Systematic Review

Dimitri Vargemidis, Kathrin Gerling, Katta Spiel, Vero Vanden Abeele, Luc Geurts
2020 ACM Transactions on Computing for Healthcare  
We present a systematic review of 204 papers and discuss wearable tracking systems according to their purpose, technological context, target audience as well as design and evaluation processes with particular  ...  Physical activity (PA) positively impacts the quality of life of older adults, with technology as a promising factor in maintaining motivation.  ...  Fitness Effects on the Cognitive Function of Older Adults: A Meta-Analytic Study.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3402523 fatcat:zkfqzw2pqngehkf5u4vzeud2t4

Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior, and Diet-Related eHealth and mHealth Research: Bibliometric Analysis

Andre Matthias Müller, Carol A Maher, Corneel Vandelanotte, Melanie Hingle, Anouk Middelweerd, Michael L Lopez, Ann DeSmet, Camille E Short, Nicole Nathan, Melinda J Hutchesson, Louise Poppe, Catherine B Woods (+2 others)
2018 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
Reviews accounted for 20 of the 42 highly-cited papers (n=19 systematic reviews).  ...  Social media, smartphone apps, and wearable activity trackers used to encourage physical activity, less sedentary behavior, and/or healthy eating were the focus of 14 highly-cited papers.  ...  Acknowledgments CV is funded through a National Heart Foundation of Australia Future Leader Fellowship (ID 100427).  ... 
doi:10.2196/jmir.8954 pmid:29669703 pmcid:PMC5932335 fatcat:6rzkorjckvgbrpvox53lgcdlya

Determinants and Cross-National Moderators of Wearable Health Tracker Adoption: A Meta-Analysis

Chenming Peng, Hong Zhao, Sha Zhang
2021 Sustainability  
Wearable health trackers improve people's health management and thus are beneficial for social sustainability.  ...  However, these studies vary remarkably in focal determinants and countries of data collection, leading to a call for a structured and quantitative review on what determinants are generally important, and  ...  Conclusions This study sought to advance research on the characteristics that explain consumers' adoption of wearable health trackers through a meta-analytic review of prior studies.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su132313328 fatcat:ddbaq2bouzeqfkf47xhvvxl6lu

Smartphone-Based Interventions to Reduce Sedentary Behavior and Promote Physical Activity Using Integrated Dynamic Models: Systematic Review

Reza Daryabeygi-Khotbehsara, Sheikh Mohammed Shariful Islam, David Dunstan, Jenna McVicar, Mohamed Abdelrazek, Ralph Maddison
2021 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
To measure activity, 5 studies used built-in smartphone sensors (ie, accelerometers), 3 of which used the phone's GPS, and 3 studies used wearable activity trackers.  ...  Conclusions To our knowledge, this is the first systematic review to report on smartphone-based studies to reduce SB and promote PA with a focus on integrated dynamic models.  ...  RDK received a Deakin University Postgraduate Research Scholarship for his PhD.  ... 
doi:10.2196/26315 pmid:34515637 fatcat:afkjecyblrhz3oucxxn6fd6lcu
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