Feasibility and Acceptability of a Wearable Technology Physical Activity Intervention With Telephone Counseling for Mid-Aged and Older Adults: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial

@inproceedings{Lyons2017FeasibilityAA,
  title={Feasibility and Acceptability of a Wearable Technology Physical Activity Intervention With Telephone Counseling for Mid-Aged and Older Adults: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial},
  author={Elizabeth J Lyons and Maria C Swartz and Zakkoyya H Lewis and Eloisa Martinez and Kristofer Jennings},
  booktitle={JMIR mHealth and uHealth},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND As adults age, their physical activity decreases and sedentary behavior increases, leading to increased risk of negative health outcomes. Wearable electronic activity monitors have shown promise for delivering effective behavior change techniques. However, little is known about the feasibility and acceptability of non-Fitbit wearables (Fitbit, Inc, San Francisco, California) combined with telephone counseling among adults aged more than 55 years. OBJECTIVE The purpose of our study… CONTINUE READING
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