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The Effectiveness of Cellular Phone-based Interventions for Weight Loss in Overweight and Obese Adults: A Systematic Review

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dc.contributor.author Chen, Jennifer
dc.contributor.author Ghanavati, Vesta
dc.contributor.author Lam, Rachel
dc.contributor.author Mundy, Nate
dc.contributor.author Woo, Jayde
dc.date.accessioned 2012-09-18T21:37:58Z
dc.date.available 2012-09-18T21:37:58Z
dc.date.issued 2012-08
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2429/43220
dc.description.abstract Statistics Canada in 2010 states that over 4.5 million people were overweight or obese.The dramatic increase in obesity and its correlation with serious diseases has caused the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare an immediate need for effective and widely-accessible intervention. Cellular phone devices are portable, convenient, and popular among people of varying economic status and ethnicities, rendering this an ideal medium for a lifestyle intervention. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries University of British Columbia; PHTH 572 en_US
dc.title The Effectiveness of Cellular Phone-based Interventions for Weight Loss in Overweight and Obese Adults: A Systematic Review en_US
dc.type text en_US
dc.type.text Graduating Project en_US
dc.description.affiliation Physical Therapy, Dept of en_US
dc.description.reviewstatus Unreviewed en_US
dc.degree.campus UBCV en_US
dc.description.scholarlevel Graduate en_US
dc.date.gss 2012-09-18T21:37:58Z


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