ACSM Health & Fitness Journal: September - October 2017 CEC Course #3: Motivational Dynamics of Wearable Activity Monitors

Motivational Dynamics of Wearable Activity Monitors By Elizabeth J. Lyons, Ph.D., MPH and Maria C. Swartz, Ph.D., MPH, RD

SKU: ACSM-HFJ-SO17.3

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Motivational Dynamics of Wearable Activity Monitors
By Elizabeth J. Lyons, Ph.D., MPH and Maria C. Swartz, Ph.D., MPH, RD

Choosing the right wearable activity monitor and evaluating the apps that go with it can be challenging. We recommend that practitioners use behavior change techniques and characteristics of gamification to determine appropriate monitor systems and how to implement them. We also recommend that practitioners pay careful attention to the match between personal preferences and characteristics of the monitor as well as the app portions of the system.

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Available Course Credits

ACSM
2.00

Learning Objectives

  • Learn about methods for comparing different wearable activity tracking monitor systems
  • Be able to use behavior change techniques and gamification elements to understand the apps that are used with these monitors
 
Key words: Physical Activity, Self-monitoring, Activity Monitor, Mobile Health, Behavior Change Techniques

Course Procedure

  1. Enroll in the course.
  2. View the course content.
  3. Take the test. (You must score 70% to pass. If you do not pass, you may retake the test.)
  4. Print your certificate of completion.

PLEASE NOTE, THIS COURSE EXPIRES ON OCTOBER 31, 2018.

**Please note that course fees are non-refundable. Discount codes must be used at the time of purchase.

Course Content

ACSM Health & Fitness Journal: September - October 2017 CEC Article #3: Motivational Dynamics of Wearable Activity Monitors
Article(Required)
ACSM Health & Fitness Journal: September - October 2017 Self-Test #3: Motivational Dynamics of Wearable Activity Monitors
Test(Required)