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The Narrative Impact of Active Video Games on Physical Activity Among Children: A Feasibility Study

The Narrative Impact of Active Video Games on Physical Activity Among Children: A Feasibility Study

In 2015, a typical child in the United States aged 8-12 years spent 1.33 hours/day playing video games and 81% of them had a video game console at home [25].

Amy Shirong Lu, Tom Baranowski, S Lee Hong, Richard Buday, Debbe Thompson, Alicia Beltran, Hafza Razak Dadabhoy, Tzu-An Chen

J Med Internet Res 2016;18(10):e272


App-Supported Promotion of Child Growth and Development by Community Health Workers in Kenya: Feasibility and Acceptability Study

App-Supported Promotion of Child Growth and Development by Community Health Workers in Kenya: Feasibility and Acceptability Study

These initiatives, aimed at supporting early development, typically take place at health facilities, early child development centers, or through community health volunteers (CHVs) [3,4].

Alastair van Heerden, Debjeet Sen, Chris Desmond, Julia Louw, Linda Richter

JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2017;5(12):e182


Feasibility and Efficacy of a Parent-Focused, Text Message–Delivered Intervention to Reduce Sedentary Behavior in 2- to 4-Year-Old Children (Mini Movers): Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Feasibility and Efficacy of a Parent-Focused, Text Message–Delivered Intervention to Reduce Sedentary Behavior in 2- to 4-Year-Old Children (Mini Movers): Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Child and parent characteristics are presented in Table 1. The average age of children was 3 years and just under half the sample were boys. One parent was the father of the child in the study and the remainder were mothers.

Katherine L Downing, Jo Salmon, Trina Hinkley, Jill A Hnatiuk, Kylie D Hesketh

JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2018;6(2):e39


Youth Oriented Activity Trackers: Comprehensive Laboratory- and Field-Based Validation

Youth Oriented Activity Trackers: Comprehensive Laboratory- and Field-Based Validation

Self-Paced Walk Instructed to walk at a comfortable pace;Reminded child that there would be a slower and faster walk;Always preceded the Slow- and Moderate-paced walks;Research staff walked with and paced the participant to obtain a constant

John R Sirard, Brittany Masteller, Patty S Freedson, Albert Mendoza, Amanda Hickey

J Med Internet Res 2017;19(7):e250


Effectiveness and Appropriateness of mHealth Interventions for Maternal and Child Health: Systematic Review

Effectiveness and Appropriateness of mHealth Interventions for Maternal and Child Health: Systematic Review

Introduction Reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH) has improved dramatically in the past two decades, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) report in 2015 [1].

Huan Chen, Yanling Chai, Le Dong, Wenyi Niu, Puhong Zhang

JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2018;6(1):e7