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Randomized clinical trial of digital physical activity promotion interventions for young adults
The purpose of this voluntary research study is to determine the effects of different methods of promoting physical activity with wearable devices and technology.
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 receipt of text messages on their phone.
Participants must be willing to wear a Fitbit tracker almost continually (23.5 hours/day) for a 12- month period of time.
Participants interested in setting goals to increase their physical activity levels over the 12-month study.
Exclusion Criteria:Participants engaging in 150 or more minutes of moderate- or greater intensity PA /week as assessed by a research grade accelerometer.
Participants with contraindications to normal physical activity on the Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire.
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 a prior diagnosis of cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes or metabolic syndrome.
Participants who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant within the next 12 months.
Men's Health, Mental & Behavioral Health, Women's Health