Published on in Vol 5, No 1 (2022): Jan-Mar

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/34967, first published .
Effectiveness of Mobile Apps in Promoting Healthy Behavior Changes and Preventing Obesity in Children: Systematic Review

Effectiveness of Mobile Apps in Promoting Healthy Behavior Changes and Preventing Obesity in Children: Systematic Review

Effectiveness of Mobile Apps in Promoting Healthy Behavior Changes and Preventing Obesity in Children: Systematic Review

Kiana W Yau   1, 2 , MSc ;   Tricia S Tang   1, 2 , PhD ;   Matthias Görges   1, 3 , PhD ;   Susan Pinkney   1, 4 , MA ;   Annie D Kim   4 , BHSc ;   Angela Kalia   4 , MD ;   Shazhan Amed   1, 4 , MD

1 Research Institute, BC Children's Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2 Department of Medicine, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

3 Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

4 Department of Pediatrics, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Corresponding Author:

  • Shazhan Amed, MD
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  • BC Children's Hospital
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