Journal article

E-&mHealth interventions targeting nutrition, physical activity, sedentary behavior, and/or obesity among children: A scoping review of systematic reviews and meta-analyses

Chelsea L Kracht, Melinda Hutchesson, Mavra Ahmed, Andre Matthias Muller, Lee M Ashton, Hannah M Brown, Ann DeSmet, Carol A Maher, Chelsea E Mauch, Corneel Vandelanotte, Zenong Yin, Megan Whatnall, Camille E Short, Amanda E Staiano

OBESITY REVIEWS | WILEY | Published : 2021

Abstract

Childhood obesity is a public health concern. Electronic and mobile health (e-&mHealth) approaches can facilitate the delivery of interventions for obesity prevention and treatment. Synthesizing reviews of e-&mHealth interventions to improve weight and weight-related behaviors (physical activity, sedentary behavior, and diet) is useful to characterize the current scope of the literature and identify opportunities for future reviews and studies. Using a scoping review methodology, we aimed to evaluate the breadth and methodological quality of systematic reviews and meta-analyses of e-&mHealth interventions targeting weight and weight-related behaviors in children and adolescents aged <19 year..

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Grants

Awarded by Australian Medical Research Future Fund Investigator Grant


Awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases


Funding Acknowledgements

Australian Medical Research Future Fund Investigator Grant, Grant/Award Number: APP1193862; Nestle Research Center; Mitacs; Government of Canada; National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Grant/Award Number: T32DK064584