Mobile technology for obesity prevention: a randomized pilot study in racial- and ethnic-minority girls.

@article{Nollen2014MobileTF,
  title={Mobile technology for obesity prevention: a randomized pilot study in racial- and ethnic-minority girls.},
  author={Nicole L. Nollen and Matthew S. Mayo and Susan E Carlson and Michael A. Rapoff and Kathy Goggin and Edward F Ellerbeck},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={46 4},
  pages={
          404-8
        }
}
  • Nicole L. Nollen, Matthew S. Mayo, +3 authors Edward F Ellerbeck
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    American journal of…
    2014
  • Medicine
  • BACKGROUND Mobile technologies have wide-scale reach and disseminability, but no known studies have examined mobile technologies as a stand-alone tool to improve obesity-related behaviors of at-risk youth. PURPOSE To test a 12-week mobile technology intervention for use and estimate effect sizes for a fully powered trial. METHODS Fifty-one low-income, racial/ethnic-minority girls aged 9-14 years were randomized to a mobile technology (n=26) or control (n=25) condition. Both conditions… CONTINUE READING

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