AWM: Adults with Overweight or Obesity BMI >25 (2020-21)

Author and Year:
Svetkey L, Batch B, et al, 2015
PubMed ID:
Article Title:
Cell phone intervention for you (CITY): A randomized, controlled trial of behavioral weight loss intervention for young adults using mobile technology.
Authors:
Svetkey L, Batch B, Lin P, Intille S, Corsino L, Tyson C, Bosworth H, Grambow S, Voils C, Loria C, Gallis J, Schwager J, Bennett G, Bennett G
Journal:
Obesity
Year of publication:
2015
Volume:
23
Issue:
11
Page numbers:
2133-2141
Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
Some concerns
Inclusion Criteria:
18- to 35-year-olds with BMI
Exclusion Criteria:
Taking weight loss medications or corticosteroids, had weight loss surgery, weighed more than 440 lbs (the limit of study scales), or had any condition deemed unsafe for the study.
Research Purpose:
To determine the effect on weight of two mobile technology-based (mHealth) behavioral weight loss interventions in young adults.
Blinding efforts:
see ROB 2
Study Location:
United States
Source(s) of Funding:
Government
Please specify names of funders:
grant number U01HL096720 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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