Connected health has shown great potential in collecting phenotypic data, which can be overlaid on genomic data to deliver a more precise and personalized preventive care that better engages patients.April 2013
| Stephen O. Agboola, Madeleine Ball, Joseph C. Kvedar, Kamal Jethwani
Examining the relationship between social status, Internet access, and health behaviors.March 2013
| Timothy M. Hale
The researchers examined if a 9-month maintenance intervention immediately following a 10-week worksite exercise and nutrition program would prevent regain of the weight lost during the program.
| Thorndike AN, Sonnenberg L, Healey E, Myint-U K, Kvedar JC, Regan S.
In this pilot study, the authors explored the feasibility of translating a face-to-face stress reduction program into an online virtual setting and estimated the effect size of the intervention.
| Hoch DB, Watson AJ, Linton DA, Bello HE, Senelly M, Milik MT, Baim MA, Jethwani K, Fricchione GL, Benson H, Kvedar JC
The authors hypothesized that a virtual coach would increase activity levels, via step count, in overweight or obese individuals beyond the effect observed using a pedometer and website alone.
| Watson A, Bickmore T, Cange A, Kulshreshtha A, Kvedar J
This study found that brief personal counseling and web-based intervention strategies offer the best hope in keeping weight off over three years.March 2008
| Svetkey LP et al.
Results from this first-generation study indicate that hand-held computers may be effective tools for increasing initial physical activity levels among underactive adults.February 2008
| King AC, Ahn DK, Oliveira BM, Atienza AA, Castro CM, Gardner CD
A review of 86 eHealth intervention studies for adults and children that targeted behavior change for physical activity, healthy eating, or both behaviors.October 2007
| Norman GJ, Zabinski MF, Adams MA, Rosenberg DE, Yaroch AL, Atienza AA
An American Institute for Preventive Medicine White Paper2007
| American Institute for Preventive Medicine
The authors assessed the efficacy of a Web-based tailored behavioral weight management program compared with Web-based information-only weight management materials.February 2006
| Rothert K, Strecher VJ, Doyle LA, Caplan WM, Joyce JS, Jimison HB, Karm LM, Mims AD, Roth MA
The authors have developed an animated PDA-based advisor that can engage sedentary adults in dialogues about their physical activity throughout the day.January 2006
| Bickmore TW, Gruber A, Intille S, Mauer D
Participants assigned to an internet-based weight maintenance program sustained comparable weight loss over 18 months compared with individuals who continued to meet face-to-face.February 2004
| Harvey-Berino J, Pintauro S, Buzzell P, Gold EC