Patterns in weight and physical activity tracking data preceding a stop in weight monitoring: Observational analysis
Background: Self-regulation for weight loss requires regular self-monitoring of weight, but the frequency of weight tracking commonly declines over time. Objective: This study aimed to investigate whether it is a decline in weight loss or a drop in motivation to lose weight (using physical activity tracking as a proxy) that may be prompting a stop in weight monitoring. Methods: We analyzed weight and physical activity data from 1605 Withings Health Mate app users, who had set a weight loss ...Expand abstract
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- Kerstin Frie, Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Susan Jebb, Jason Oke, Paul Aveyard.
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