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Physical Activity Trackers

Do they really promote greater physical activity? Or are they just toys? Electronic trackers monitor various aspects of physical activity to let us know the extent of our activity. But the more important function is to motivate those who use trackers to increase or at least maintain their levels of physical activity. Do trackers employ…

Use a Fitness Monitor

What’s your level of daily physical activity? Most people have no idea. Lack of self-monitoring may partially account for the fact that most US adults don’t get the recommended minimum of 30 minutes of daily moderate intensity physical activity. Most US adults don’t take the recommended minimum of 10,000 daily steps, either. Why is self-monitoring…