ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal November - December 2016 Course #2: Move More, Sit Less, & Be Well: Behavioral Aspects...

By Brian Kiessling, M.S. and Carol Kennedy-Armbruster, Ph.D., FACSM

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Move More, Sit Less, & Be Well: Behavioral Aspects of Activity Trackers

By Brian Kiessling, M.S. and Carol Kennedy-Armbruster, Ph.D., FACSM

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) annual fitness trends named wearable technology as the top trend for 2016 (19). The popularity of wearable activity trackers (AT’s) is on the rise. Many worksite wellness programs utilize AT’s as incentives to help clients move more and sit less. This article will enhance the readers understanding of how wearable AT’s may influence human movement patterns and physical activity (PA) programming. Published research has focused on wearable AT accuracy. This article focuses on the behavioral aspects of AT’s and presents a programming case study on how to integrate AT’s into a useable program for clients.

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Learning Objectives

After reading this article, the reader will be able to:

1)     Provide suggestions to help fitness professionals understand how wearable activity trackers (ATs) affect human movement patterns.

2)     Describe the role of ATs in physical activity programming.

3)     Critique a programming case study using ATs in the workplace, including comments by participants.

 

Keywords: Wearable Activity Trackers, Physical Activity, Behavioral Outcomes, Human Movement, Programming

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ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal November - December 2016 Article #2: Move More, Sit Less, & Be Well: Behavioral Aspects...
By Brian Kiessling, M.S. and Carol Kennedy-Armbruster, Ph.D., FACSM
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ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal November - December 2016 Test #2: Move More, Sit Less, & Be Well: Behavioral Aspects...
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