3 Results for: "Mobile Health"
- Presented on May 21, 2014
Purpose: The onboard accelerometers and global positioning system (GPS) receivers on modern smartphones offer considerable promise for the unobtrusive tracking of physical activity (PA) in population research; however, the accuracy of smartphone sensors for assessing PA is uncertain. The purpose of this study was to compare estimates of PA and ...
- Published on March 14, 2014
Background: New technologies could facilitate changes in lifestyle and improve public health. However, no large randomized, controlled studies providing scientific evidence of the benefits of their use have been made. The aims of this study are to develop and validate a smartphone application, and to evaluate the effect of adding ...
- Presented on Nov. 1, 2013
Background Wireless technologies offer innovative and adaptive methods to intervene in real-time on
health-related behaviors such as physical activity (PA). We have previously shown that a real-time
intervention using KNOWME networks, a wireless body-area network with a mobile phone interface, was
effective in increasing PA in Hispanic adolescents, a population ...