Mobile Health Behavior Tracking: Health Effects of Tracking Consistency and Its Prediction

  title={Mobile Health Behavior Tracking: Health Effects of Tracking Consistency and Its Prediction},
  author={Linda Hagen and Yikun Jiang and B{\"a}rbel Kn{\"a}uper and Kosuke Uetake and Nathan Yang},
New technologies aimed at nudging large numbers of individuals towards healthier behavior (e.g., fitness trackers, wearables, A.I.-based health coaching) increasingly focus on allowing users to track their own health goal-directed behavior on an ongoing basis, in the hope to boost their progress. However, little is known about (1) whether or not consistent personal health behavior tracking actually yields noticeable health benefits (e.g., weight loss) in the long run and, if so, (2) what… 

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