Self Efficacy

Text Messaging for Exercise Promotion in Older Adults From an Upper-Middle-Income Country: Randomized Controlled Trial.

Publication Date: 
Jan 08, 2016

BACKGROUND: Mobile technology to promote exercise is effective; however, most evidence is from studies of younger groups in high-income countries.

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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.

Publication Date: 
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.

Older Adult Self-Efficacy Study of Mobile Phone Diabetes Management.

Publication Date: 
Jul 03, 2015

The purpose of this study was to evaluate participant self-efficacy and use of a mobile phone diabetes health intervention for older adults during a 4-week period. Participants included seven adults (mean age, 70.3 years) with type 2 diabetes cared for by community-based primary care physicians.

mHealth Technology as a Persuasive Tool for Treatment, Care and Management of Persons Living with HIV.

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Publication Date: 
Jul 09, 2015

Mobile health (mHealth) technology can be a valuable tool in the management of chronic illnesses, including HIV. Qualitative research methods were used to identify the desired content and features of a mobile app for meeting and improving the healthcare needs of persons living with HIV (PLWH).

Randomized trial of a teleconference-delivered fatigue management program for people with multiple sclerosis.

Publication Date: 
Aug 17, 2011

BACKGROUND: Previous studies support the efficacy and effectiveness of face-to-face group-based fatigue management education for people with multiple sclerosis (MS). Nevertheless, many people are unable to access these programs due to environmental barriers.

Real-time, contextual intervention using mobile technology to reduce marijuana use among youth: a pilot study.

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Dec 09, 2013

We evaluated the feasibility, acceptability, and potential efficacy of MOMENT, an intervention to reduce youth marijuana use that combines brief motivational enhancement therapy with mobile self-monitoring and responsive messaging.