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 ... Expand abstract
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- Kerstin Frie, Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Susan Jebb, Jason Oke, Paul Aveyard
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- © Kerstin Frie, Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Susan Jebb, Jason Oke, Paul Aveyard. Originally published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (http://www.jmir.org), 17.03.2020. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License
- This is the accepted manuscript version of the article. The final version is available online from JMIR Publications at: 10.2196/15790
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