Bennett, Gary G

A framework for examining the function of digital health technologies for weight management.

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Jan 01, 0000

Research is rapidly extending its focus to develop and evaluate weight management interventions that incorporate eHealth technologies.

Methods for Evaluating the Content, Usability, and Efficacy of Commercial Mobile Health Apps.

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Jan 01, 0000

Commercial mobile apps for health behavior change are flourishing in the marketplace, but little evidence exists to support their use. This paper summarizes methods for evaluating the content, usability, and efficacy of commercially available health apps.

Track: A randomized controlled trial of a digital health obesity treatment intervention for medically vulnerable primary care patients.

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May 30, 2016

INTRODUCTION: Obesity continues to disproportionately affect medically vulnerable populations. Digital health interventions may be effective for delivering obesity treatment in low-resource primary care settings.

A text messaging-assisted randomized lifestyle weight loss clinical trial among overweight adults in Beijing.

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May 05, 2014

OBJECTIVE: The impact of a text messaging-assisted lifestyle weight loss intervention on weight change among overweight adults in Beijing was examined.

Daily text messaging for weight control among racial and ethnic minority women: randomized controlled pilot study.

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Nov 19, 2013

BACKGROUND: Daily self-monitoring of diet and physical activity behaviors is a strong predictor of weight loss success. Text messaging holds promise as a viable self-monitoring modality, particularly among racial/ethnic minority populations.

How behavioral science can advance digital health.

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Sep 27, 2013

The field of behavioral science has produced myriad data on health behavior change strategies and leveraged such data into effective human-delivered interventions to improve health.

Using Facebook and text messaging to deliver a weight loss program to college students.

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Mar 18, 2013

OBJECTIVE: Between 31 and 35% of the college-aged population is overweight or obese, yet few weight loss trials for this population have been conducted.

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