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Usage, Acceptability, and Effectiveness of an Activity Tracker in a Randomized Trial of a Workplace Sitting Intervention: Mixed-Methods Evaluation

Usage, Acceptability, and Effectiveness of an Activity Tracker in a Randomized Trial of a Workplace Sitting Intervention: Mixed-Methods Evaluation

tracker (the LUMOback) that provided real-time feedback on sitting among desk-based office workers participating in a cluster-randomized workplace trial, targeting reductions in prolonged sitting time [17,18].

Charlotte L Brakenridge, Genevieve N Healy, Elisabeth A H Winkler, Brianna S Fjeldsoe

Interact J Med Res 2018;7(1):e5

The Effectiveness of a Web-Based Computer-Tailored Intervention on Workplace Sitting: A Randomized Controlled Trial

The Effectiveness of a Web-Based Computer-Tailored Intervention on Workplace Sitting: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Therefore, interventions to reduce (limit the amount of sitting) or interrupt (limit prolonged sitting bouts) sitting at work are warranted [9].The evidence regarding the effectiveness of workplace interventions focusing on occupational sitting is growing [

Katrien De Cocker, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Greet Cardon, Corneel Vandelanotte

J Med Internet Res 2016;18(5):e96

Organizational-Level Strategies With or Without an Activity Tracker to Reduce Office Workers’ Sitting Time: Rationale and Study Design of a Pilot Cluster-Randomized Trial

Organizational-Level Strategies With or Without an Activity Tracker to Reduce Office Workers’ Sitting Time: Rationale and Study Design of a Pilot Cluster-Randomized Trial

Given this pervasive nature of sitting in the office, and that office workers are the largest individual occupational sector [28], the office workplace has been identified as a key setting to target reductions in sitting time [29].Office workers generally have

Charlotte L Brakenridge, Brianna S Fjeldsoe, Duncan C Young, Elisabeth A H Winkler, David W Dunstan, Leon M Straker, Christian J Brakenridge, Genevieve N Healy

JMIR Res Protoc 2016;5(2):e73

Using Internet of Things to Reduce Office Workers’ Sedentary Behavior: Intervention Development Applying the Behavior Change Wheel and Human-Centered Design Approach

Using Internet of Things to Reduce Office Workers’ Sedentary Behavior: Intervention Development Applying the Behavior Change Wheel and Human-Centered Design Approach

SB has negative and independent impacts on cardiometabolic health [2-6], and the health risks increase with prolonged bouts of sitting (ie, over 30 or even 60 min) [6,7].

Yitong Huang, Steve Benford, Dominic Price, Roma Patel, Benqian Li, Alex Ivanov, Holly Blake

JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2020;8(7):e17914

Monitoring Occupational Sitting, Standing, and Stepping in Office Employees With the W@W-App and the MetaWearC Sensor: Validation Study

Monitoring Occupational Sitting, Standing, and Stepping in Office Employees With the W@W-App and the MetaWearC Sensor: Validation Study

The estimates obtained from the two measures were considered equivalent for upright time.DiscussionPrincipal FindingsThis study examined the validity of the W@W-App+MetaWearC to measure occupational sitting, standing, and stepping times in a free-living workplace

Judit Bort-Roig, Emilia Chirveches-Pérez, Francesc Garcia-Cuyàs, Kieran P Dowd, Anna Puig-Ribera

JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2020;8(8):e15338

Participants’ Perceptions on the Use of Wearable Devices to Reduce Sitting Time: Qualitative Analysis

Participants’ Perceptions on the Use of Wearable Devices to Reduce Sitting Time: Qualitative Analysis

These transitions break up long bouts of sitting and continually interrupt sitting time throughout the course of the day. One potential strategy to interrupt sitting by providing prompts to stand or add transitions is through smartphone apps.

Michelle Takemoto, Brittany Lewars, Samantha Hurst, Katie Crist, Camille Nebeker, Hala Madanat, Jeanne Nichols, Dori E Rosenberg, Jacqueline Kerr

JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2018;6(3):e73

Digital Interventions to Reduce Sedentary Behaviors of Office Workers: Scoping Review

Digital Interventions to Reduce Sedentary Behaviors of Office Workers: Scoping Review

IntroductionBackgroundSedentary behaviors (SBs) are activities that require very low energy expenditure of less than 1.5 metabolic equivalents and typically involve lying down and sitting [1].

Yitong Huang, Steve Benford, Holly Blake

J Med Internet Res 2019;21(2):e11079

Cardiovascular Health Effects of Internet-Based Encouragements to Do Daily Workplace Stair-Walks: Randomized Controlled Trial

Cardiovascular Health Effects of Internet-Based Encouragements to Do Daily Workplace Stair-Walks: Randomized Controlled Trial

In addition, overcoming the motivational barriers for performing regular physical activity is easier in a social setting, such as the workplace, than individually [6].

Lars Louis Andersen, Emil Sundstrup, Marianne Boysen, Markus Due Jakobsen, Ole Steen Mortensen, Roger Persson

J Med Internet Res 2013;15(6):e127