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Impact of a wearable device-based walking programs in rural older adults on physical activity and health outcomes: cohort study

Body Composition Assessment
Author
Jang et al
Used Parameters : BW, BMI

Publication Year : 2018

Country : Korea

Journal : JMIR MHEALTH AND UHEALTH

Background: Community-dwelling older adults living in rural areas are in a less favorable environment for health care compared with urban older adults. We believe that intermittent coaching through wearable devices can help optimize health care for older adults in medically limited environments. Objective: We aimed to evaluate whether a wearable device and mobile-based intermittent coaching or self-management could increase physical activity and health outcomes of small groups of older adults in rural areas. Methods: To address the …
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