Effect of wrist-worn activity monitor feedback on physical activity behavior: A randomized controlled trial in Finnish young men

@inproceedings{Jauho2015EffectOW,
  title={Effect of wrist-worn activity monitor feedback on physical activity behavior: A randomized controlled trial in Finnish young men},
  author={Anna-Maiju Jauho and Riitta Pyky and Riikka Ahola and Maarit Kangas and Paula Virtanen and Raija Korpelainen and Timo J{\"a}ms{\"a}},
  booktitle={Preventive medicine reports},
  year={2015}
}
UNLABELLED The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether the use of an activity monitor providing feedback has an effect on physical activity (PA) in young men. A population-based sample of 276 conscription-aged (mean = 17.9, SD = 0.7 years) men participated in a 3-month randomized controlled trial in Oulu in 2012. Participants were randomized to an intervention group (INT, N = 137) and a control group (CON, N = 139). INT received a wrist-worn monitor (Polar Active) showing daily activity… CONTINUE READING
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