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Watch and Human Observers (who!): Switched System Models of Physical Activity
This is a behavioral/engineering study that will examine whether the behavioral feedback derived from data generated by a wearable sensor has equivalent effects as the feedback derived from self-monitoring prompts. A change in the step counts as measured by the Fitbit Versa following prompt receipt is the primary endpoint.
18 year(s) or older
Inclusion Criteria:Participants capable of reading, speaking and understanding English and of giving informed consent.
Participants between the ages of 18-29 years.
Participants must be free of visual impairment that would interfere with the use of a Fitbit Versa to receive behavioral prompts.
Participants must be willing to wear a Fitbit Versa almost continually (23.5 hours/day) for a 3 month period of time.
Participants must be residing within the state of Pennsylvania
Exclusion Criteria:Participants engaging in 150 or more minutes of moderate- or greater intensity physical activity each week.
Participation in an organized program with mandated physical activity (ROTC, sport)
Participants who require an assistive device for mobility or have any other condition that may limit or prevent participation in moderate-intensity physical activity
Participants with contraindications to normal physical activity on the Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire.
Participants with a prior diagnosis of cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes or metabolic syndrome.
Mental & Behavioral Health