Published on in Vol 3, No 2 (2015): Apr-Jun

Public Health Guidelines for Physical Activity: Is There an App for That? A Review of Android and Apple App Stores

Public Health Guidelines for Physical Activity: Is There an App for That? A Review of Android and Apple App Stores

Public Health Guidelines for Physical Activity: Is There an App for That? A Review of Android and Apple App Stores

Journals

  1. Chung A, Griffin A, Selezneva D, Gotz D. Health and Fitness Apps for Hands-Free Voice-Activated Assistants: Content Analysis. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2018;6(9):e174 View
  2. Sun L, Wang Y, Greene B, Xiao Q, Jiao C, Ji M, Wu Y. Facilitators and barriers to using physical activity smartphone apps among Chinese patients with chronic diseases. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017;17(1) View
  3. Wichmann F, Sill J, Hassenstein M, Zeeb H, Pischke C. Apps zur Förderung von körperlicher Aktivität. Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung 2019;14(2):93 View
  4. Lobelo F, Rohm Young D, Sallis R, Garber M, Billinger S, Duperly J, Hutber A, Pate R, Thomas R, Widlansky M, McConnell M, Joy E. Routine Assessment and Promotion of Physical Activity in Healthcare Settings: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Circulation 2018;137(18) View
  5. Jee H. Review of researches on smartphone applications for physical activity promotion in healthy adults. Journal of Exercise Rehabilitation 2017;13(1):3 View
  6. White B, Martin A, White J, Burns S, Maycock B, Giglia R, Scott J. Theory-Based Design and Development of a Socially Connected, Gamified Mobile App for Men About Breastfeeding (Milk Man). JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2016;4(2):e81 View
  7. Krebs P, Duncan D. Health App Use Among US Mobile Phone Owners: A National Survey. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2015;3(4):e101 View
  8. Rivera J, McPherson A, Hamilton J, Birken C, Coons M, Iyer S, Agarwal A, Lalloo C, Stinson J. Mobile Apps for Weight Management: A Scoping Review. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2016;4(3):e87 View
  9. Willey S, Walsh J. Outcomes of a Mobile Health Coaching Platform: 12-Week Results of a Single-Arm Longitudinal Study. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2016;4(1):e3 View
  10. Chrisman M, Chow W, Daniel C, Wu X, Zhao H. Mobile Phone Use and its Association With Sitting Time and Meeting Physical Activity Recommendations in a Mexican American Cohort. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2016;4(2):e54 View
  11. Tavares B, Pires I, Marques G, Garcia N, Zdravevski E, Lameski P, Trajkovik V, Jevremovic A. Mobile Applications for Training Plan Using Android Devices: A Systematic Review and a Taxonomy Proposal. Information 2020;11(7):343 View
  12. Lin J, Wurst R, Paganini S, Hohberg V, Kinkel S, Göhner W, Ramsenthaler C, Fuchs R. A group- and smartphone-based psychological intervention to increase and maintain physical activity in patients with musculoskeletal conditions: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial (“MoVo-App”). Trials 2020;21(1) View
  13. Sill J, Steenbock B, Helmer S, Zeeb H, Pischke C. Apps zur Förderung von körperlicher Aktivität – Nutzung und Einstellungen bei Erwachsenen im Alter von 50 Jahren und älter. Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung 2019;14(2):109 View
  14. Graf C, Ferrari N. Körperliche Aktivität, Sport und Bewegungstherapie bei (morbider) Adipositas. Der Diabetologe 2015;11(6):457 View
  15. Simões P, Silva A, Amaral J, Queirós A, Rocha N, Rodrigues M. Features, Behavioral Change Techniques, and Quality of the Most Popular Mobile Apps to Measure Physical Activity: Systematic Search in App Stores. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2018;6(10):e11281 View
  16. Sperlich B, Hahn L, Edel A, Behr T, Helmprobst J, Leppich R, Wallmann-Sperlich B, Holmberg H. A 4-Week Intervention Involving Mobile-Based Daily 6-Minute Micro-Sessions of Functional High-Intensity Circuit Training Improves Strength and Quality of Life, but Not Cardio-Respiratory Fitness of Young Untrained Adults. Frontiers in Physiology 2018;9 View
  17. Arigo D, Brown M, Pasko K, Suls J. Social Comparison Features in Physical Activity Promotion Apps: Scoping Meta-Review. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2020;22(3):e15642 View
  18. Kebede M, Steenbock B, Helmer S, Sill J, Möllers T, Pischke C. Identifying Evidence-Informed Physical Activity Apps: Content Analysis. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2018;6(12):e10314 View
  19. Rospo G, Valsecchi V, Bonomi A, Thomassen I, van Dantzig S, La Torre A, Sartor F. Cardiorespiratory Improvements Achieved by American College of Sports Medicine’s Exercise Prescription Implemented on a Mobile App. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2016;4(2):e77 View
  20. Fischer T, Stumpf P, Reinhardt G, Schwarz P, Timpel P. Video-based smartphone app (‘VIDEA bewegt’) for physical activity support in German adults: a study protocol for a single-armed observational study. BMJ Open 2020;10(3):e034027 View
  21. MacPherson M, Merry K, Locke S, Jung M. Effects of Mobile Health Prompts on Self-Monitoring and Exercise Behaviors Following a Diabetes Prevention Program: Secondary Analysis From a Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2019;7(9):e12956 View
  22. Carroll J, Moorhead A, Bond R, LeBlanc W, Petrella R, Fiscella K. Who Uses Mobile Phone Health Apps and Does Use Matter? A Secondary Data Analytics Approach. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2017;19(4):e125 View
  23. Bol N, Høie N, Nguyen M, Smit E. Customization in mobile health apps: explaining effects on physical activity intentions by the need for autonomy. DIGITAL HEALTH 2019;5:205520761988807 View
  24. Richardson B, Dol J, Rutledge K, Monaghan J, Orovec A, Howie K, Boates T, Smit M, Campbell-Yeo M. Evaluation of Mobile Apps Targeted to Parents of Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Systematic App Review. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2019;7(4):e11620 View
  25. Schmidt-Kraepelin M, Toussaint P, Thiebes S, Hamari J, Sunyaev A. Archetypes of Gamification: Analysis of mHealth Apps. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2020;8(10):e19280 View
  26. Frie K, Hartmann-Boyce J, Jebb S, Albury C, Nourse R, Aveyard P. Insights From Google Play Store User Reviews for the Development of Weight Loss Apps: Mixed-Method Analysis. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2017;5(12):e203 View
  27. Grundy Q, Wang Z, Bero L. Challenges in Assessing Mobile Health App Quality. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2016;51(6):1051 View
  28. Bus K, Peyer K, Bai Y, Ellingson L, Welk G. Comparison of In-Person and Online Motivational Interviewing–Based Health Coaching. Health Promotion Practice 2018;19(4):513 View
  29. Poss-Doering R, Kuehn L, Kamradt M, Glassen K, Wensing M. Applying Digital Information Delivery to Convert Habits of Antibiotic Use in Primary Care in Germany: Mixed-Methods Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2020;22(10):e18200 View
  30. Middelweerd A, te Velde S, Mollee J, Klein M, Brug J. App-Based Intervention Combining Evidence-Based Behavior Change Techniques With a Model-Based Reasoning System to Promote Physical Activity Among Young Adults (Active2Gether): Descriptive Study of the Development and Content. JMIR Research Protocols 2018;7(12):e185 View
  31. Crema C, Depari A, Flammini A, Sisinni E, Haslwanter T, Salzmann S. Characterization of a wearable system for automatic supervision of fitness exercises. Measurement 2019;147:106810 View
  32. Dunphy E, Hamilton F, Spasić I, Button K. Acceptability of a digital health intervention alongside physiotherapy to support patients following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017;18(1) View
  33. Johnson D, Deterding S, Kuhn K, Staneva A, Stoyanov S, Hides L. Gamification for health and wellbeing: A systematic review of the literature. Internet Interventions 2016;6:89 View
  34. Fiordelli M, Zanini C, Amann J, Scheel-Sailer A, Brach M, Stucki G, Rubinelli S. Selecting Evidence-Based Content for Inclusion in Self-Management Apps for Pressure Injuries in Individuals With Spinal Cord Injury: Participatory Design Study. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2020;8(5):e15818 View
  35. WELK G, BAI Y, LEE J, GODINO J, SAINT-MAURICE P, CARR L. Standardizing Analytic Methods and Reporting in Activity Monitor Validation Studies. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 2019;51(8):1767 View
  36. Chan K, Chen M. Effects of Social Media and Mobile Health Apps on Pregnancy Care: Meta-Analysis. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2019;7(1):e11836 View
  37. Fukuoka Y, Haskell W, Lin F, Vittinghoff E. Short- and Long-term Effects of a Mobile Phone App in Conjunction With Brief In-Person Counseling on Physical Activity Among Physically Inactive Women. JAMA Network Open 2019;2(5):e194281 View
  38. Kwon H, Lee S, Jung E, Kim S, Lee J, Kim D, Kim T, Lee S, Lee M, Song S, Shin K. An mHealth Management Platform for Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (efil breath): Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2018;6(8):e10502 View
  39. Gür F, Gür G, Ayan V. The Effect of the ERVE Smartphone App on Physical Activity, Quality of Life, Self-Efficacy, and Exercise Motivation for Inactive People: A Randomized Controlled Trial. European Journal of Integrative Medicine 2020;39:101198 View
  40. Wang T, Ren M, Shen Y, Zhu X, Zhang X, Gao M, Chen X, Zhao A, Shi Y, Chai W, Liu X, Sun X. The Association Among Social Support, Self-Efficacy, Use of Mobile Apps, and Physical Activity: Structural Equation Models With Mediating Effects. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2019;7(9):e12606 View
  41. Hutcherson T, Cieri-Hutcherson N, Donnelly P, Feneziani M, Grisanti K. Evaluation of Mobile Applications Intended to Aid in Conception Using a Systematic Review Framework. Annals of Pharmacotherapy 2020;54(2):178 View
  42. Lobelo F, Kelli H, Tejedor S, Pratt M, McConnell M, Martin S, Welk G. The Wild Wild West: A Framework to Integrate mHealth Software Applications and Wearables to Support Physical Activity Assessment, Counseling and Interventions for Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction. Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases 2016;58(6):584 View
  43. Dedov V, Dedova I. Automated Management of Exercise Intervention at the Point of Care: Application of a Web-Based Leg Training System. JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies 2015;2(2):e11 View
  44. McConnell M, Turakhia M, Harrington R, King A, Ashley E. Mobile Health Advances in Physical Activity, Fitness, and Atrial Fibrillation. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2018;71(23):2691 View
  45. Bopp M, Sims D, Matthews S, Rovniak L, Poole E, Colgan J. There׳s an app for that: development of a smartphone app to promote active travel to a college campus. Journal of Transport & Health 2016;3(3):305 View
  46. Bearne L, Sekhon M, Grainger R, La A, Shamali M, Amirova A, Godfrey E, White C. Smartphone Apps Targeting Physical Activity in People With Rheumatoid Arthritis: Systematic Quality Appraisal and Content Analysis. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2020;8(7):e18495 View
  47. Bondaronek P, Alkhaldi G, Slee A, Hamilton F, Murray E. Quality of Publicly Available Physical Activity Apps: Review and Content Analysis. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2018;6(3):e53 View
  48. Buckingham S, Morrissey K, Williams A, Price L, Harrison J. The Physical Activity Wearables in the Police Force (PAW-Force) study: acceptability and impact. BMC Public Health 2020;20(1) View
  49. Borgquist S, Hall P, Lipkus I, Garber J. Towards Prevention of Breast Cancer: What Are the Clinical Challenges?. Cancer Prevention Research 2018;11(5):255 View
  50. Heales L, Randall S, Vicenzino B, Coombes B, Obst S. An evidence-based evaluation of mobile health apps for the management of individuals with lateral elbow tendinopathy using a systematic review framework. Physical Therapy Reviews 2021;26(4):243 View
  51. Wiemeyer J. Evaluation of mobile applications for fitness training and physical activity in healthy low-trained people - A modular interdisciplinary framework. International Journal of Computer Science in Sport 2019;18(3):12 View
  52. Radhakrishnan M, Misra A, Balan R. W8-Scope: Fine-grained, practical monitoring of weight stack-based exercises. Pervasive and Mobile Computing 2021;75:101418 View
  53. Domin A, Spruijt-Metz D, Theisen D, Ouzzahra Y, Vögele C. Smartphone-Based Interventions for Physical Activity Promotion: Scoping Review of the Evidence Over the Last 10 Years. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2021;9(7):e24308 View
  54. Agnew J, Nugent C, Hanratty C, Martin E, Kerr D, McVeigh J. Rating the Quality of Smartphone Apps Related to Shoulder Pain: Systematic Search and Evaluation Using the Mobile App Rating Scale. JMIR Formative Research 2022;6(5):e34339 View
  55. Reinhardt G, Timpel P, Schwarz P, Harst L. Long-Term Effects of a Video-Based Smartphone App (“VIDEA Bewegt”) to Increase the Physical Activity of German Adults: A Single-Armed Observational Follow-Up Study. Nutrients 2021;13(12):4215 View
  56. Vieira W, Ostolin T, Simões M, Proença N, Dourado V. Profile of adults users of smartphone applications for monitoring the level of physical activity and associated factors: A cross-sectional study. Frontiers in Public Health 2022;10 View
  57. Fischer T, Stumpf P, Schwarz P, Timpel P. Video-based smartphone app (‘VIDEA bewegt’) for physical activity support in German adults: a single-armed observational study. BMJ Open 2022;12(1):e052818 View
  58. Kiani N, Pirzadeh A. Mobile-application intervention on physical activity of pregnant women in Iran during the COVID-19 epidemic in 2020. Journal of Education and Health Promotion 2021;10(1):328 View
  59. Moradi S, Alivand M, KhajeBishak Y, AsghariJafarabadi M, Alipour M, faghfouri A, Alipour B. The Effect of ω3 Fatty Acids Supplementation on Levels of PPARγ and UCP2 Genes Expression, Serum Level of UCP2 Protein, Metabolic Status, and Appetite in Elite male Athletes: Protocol for a Randomized Control Trial. International Journal of Surgery: Protocols 2021;25(1):184 View
  60. Fang P, Shi S, Menhas R, Laar R, Saeed M. Demographic Characteristics and Digital Platforms for Physical Activity Among the Chinese Residents During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Mediating Analysis. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare 2022;Volume 15:515 View
  61. Fu S, Fang J, Cai Z, Lim E, Tan C, Yang H. Advancing health-related abilities and behaviors via health apps: a large-scale survey from self-regulation perspective. Internet Research 2022;32(4):1097 View
  62. Domin A, Uslu A, Schulz A, Ouzzahra Y, Vögele C. A Theory-Informed, Personalized mHealth Intervention for Adolescents (Mobile App for Physical Activity): Development and Pilot Study. JMIR Formative Research 2022;6(6):e35118 View
  63. Vos A, de Bruijn G, Klein M, Lakerveld J, Boerman S, Smit E. SNapp, a Tailored Smartphone App Intervention to Promote Walking in Adults of Low Socioeconomic Position: Development and Qualitative Pilot Study. JMIR Formative Research 2023;7:e40851 View
  64. Yin Y, Dong Y, Li J, Li S. Research on the Recommendation of Exercise Recovery Duration of Mobile Health APP. Highlights in Science, Engineering and Technology 2023;41:271 View
  65. Menhas R, Qin L, Saqib Z, Younas M. The association between COVID-19 preventive strategies, virtual reality exercise, use of fitness apps, physical, and psychological health: testing a structural equation moderation model. Frontiers in Public Health 2023;11 View
  66. Machorro-Cano I, Olmedo-Aguirre J, Alor-Hernández G, Rodríguez-Mazahua L, Sánchez-Morales L, Pérez-Castro N. Cloud-Based Platforms for Health Monitoring: A Review. Informatics 2023;11(1):2 View
  67. Revenäs Å, Opava C, Ahlén H, Brusewitz M, Pettersson S, Åsenlöf P. Mobile internet service for self-management of physical activity in people with rheumatoid arthritis: evaluation of a test version. RMD Open 2016;2(1):e000214 View

Books/Policy Documents

  1. King D, Rahman E, Potter A, van Teijlingen E. Proceedings of the Future Technologies Conference (FTC) 2018. View
  2. Vollmer Dahlke D, Ory M. Encyclopedia of Geropsychology. View
  3. Mollee J, Klein M. Advances in Artificial Intelligence: From Theory to Practice. View
  4. Lee G, Julien C. Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare. View
  5. Valcarce M, Angosto S. Innovation in Physical Activity and Sport. View
  6. Sulprizio M, Löw R, Schulte-Frei B, Böwe R, Jäger L. Sport in der Schwangerschaft. View