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Patterns in weight and physical activity tracking data preceding a stop in weight monitoring: Observational analysis

Abstract:

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 ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.2196/15790

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Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4717-5874
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Division:
MSD
Sub department:
BZ PRIMARY CARE HEALTH SCIENCES; EQ CONTINUING EDUCATION - EQ CENTRAL
Oxford college:
Wadham College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-9898-3049
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Division:
MSD
Sub department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Hertford College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-9190-2920
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Division:
MSD
Sub department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-3467-6677
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Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1802-4217
Publisher:
JMIR Publications Inc. Publisher's website
Journal:
JMIR Journal website
Volume:
22
Issue:
3
Article number:
e15790
Place of publication:
Canada
Publication date:
2020-03-17
Acceptance date:
2019-12-31
DOI:
EISSN:
1438-8871
ISSN:
1439-4456
Pmid:
32181749
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1080836
Local pid:
pubs:1080836
Deposit date:
2020-04-02

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