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Mobile Exercise Apps and Increased Leisure Time Exercise Activity: A Moderated Mediation Analysis of the Role of Self-Efficacy and Barriers.

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Aug 15, 2015

BACKGROUND: There are currently over 1000 exercise apps for mobile devices on the market. These apps employ a range of features, from tracking exercise activity to providing motivational messages.

Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus through Telemedicine.

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May 15, 2015

BACKGROUND: Type 2 diabetes mellitus T2DM has a huge and growing burden on public health, whereas new care models are not implemented into clinical practice; in fact the purpose of this study was to test the effectiveness of a program of integrated care for T2DM, compared with ordinary diligence.

Prevention and treatment of pediatric obesity using mobile and wireless technologies: a systematic review.

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Jan 15, 2016

Mobile health (mHealth) is a relatively nascent field, with a variety of technologies being explored and developed. Because of the explosive growth in this field, it is of interest to examine the design, development and efficacy of various interventions as research becomes available.

Seamless personal health information system in cloud computing.

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Jan 09, 2015

Noncontact ECG measurement has gained popularity these days due to its noninvasive and conveniences to be applied on daily life. This approach does not require any direct contact between patient's skin and sensor for physiological signal measurement.

Using the internet to translate an evidence-based lifestyle intervention into practice.

Publication Date: 
Nov 20, 2009

Despite evidence-based recommendations for addressing obesity in the clinical setting, lifestyle interventions are lacking in practice. The objective of this study was to translate an evidence-based lifestyle program into the clinical setting by adapting it for delivery via the Internet.

Self-monitoring as a mediator of weight loss in the SMART randomized clinical trial.

Publication Date: 
Nov 25, 2013

BACKGROUND: Integral components of behavioral weight-loss treatment include self-monitoring of diet and physical activity along with feedback to participants regarding their behaviors.

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