Published on in Vol 9 , No 3 (2021) :March

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/25289, first published .
Using Fitbit as an mHealth Intervention Tool to Promote Physical Activity: Potential Challenges and Solutions

Using Fitbit as an mHealth Intervention Tool to Promote Physical Activity: Potential Challenges and Solutions

Using Fitbit as an mHealth Intervention Tool to Promote Physical Activity: Potential Challenges and Solutions

Guilherme M Balbim 1 * , PhD ;   Isabela G Marques 2 , PhD ;   David X Marquez 1 , PhD ;   Darshilmukesh Patel 3 , BSc ;   Lisa K Sharp 4 , PhD ;   Spyros Kitsiou 5 * , PhD ;   Sharmilee M Nyenhuis 6 * , MD

1 Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition , College of Applied Health Sciences , University of Illinois at Chicago , Chicago , IL , US

2 Rheumatology Division, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil , Sao Paulo , BR

3 Department of Medicine , College of Medicine , University of Illinois at Chicago , Chicago , IL , US

4 College of Pharmacy , University of Illinois at Chicago , Chicago , IL , US

5 Department of Biomedical and Health Information Sciences , College of Applied Health Sciences , University of Illinois at Chicago , Chicago , IL , US

6 Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy , Department of Medicine , University of Illinois at Chicago , Chicago , IL , US

*these authors contributed equally

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  • Spyros Kitsiou, PhD
  • Department of Biomedical and Health Information Sciences
  • College of Applied Health Sciences
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