mHealth

Practical Considerations for Data Collection and Management in Mobile Health Micro-Randomized Trials

There is a growing interest in leveraging the prevalence of mobile technology to improve health by delivering momentary, contextualized interventions to individuals' smartphones. A just-in-time adaptive intervention (JITAI) adjusts to an individual's …

Efficacy of Contextually Tailored Suggestions for Physical Activity: A Micro-Randomized Optimization Trial of HeartSteps

BACKGROUND: HeartSteps is an mHealth intervention that encourages regular walking via activity suggestions tailored to the individuals' current context. PURPOSE: We conducted a micro-randomized trial (MRT) to evaluate the efficacy of HeartSteps’ …