Financial incentives for exercise adherence in adults: systematic review and meta-analysis.

  title={Financial incentives for exercise adherence in adults: systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Marc Steven Mitchell and Jack M. Goodman and David Alter and Leslie K John and Paul Oh and Maureen T Pakosh and Guy Edward John Faulkner},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  volume={45 5},
CONTEXT Less than 5% of U.S. adults accumulate the required dose of exercise to maintain health. Behavioral economics has stimulated renewed interest in economic-based, population-level health interventions to address this issue. Despite widespread implementation of financial incentive-based public health and workplace wellness policies, the effects of financial incentives on exercise initiation and maintenance in adults remain unclear. EVIDENCE ACQUISITION A systematic search of 15… CONTINUE READING
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