Individual Study / Bronikowski et al.; Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2016

Do They Need Goals or Support? A Report From a Goal-Setting Intervention Using Physical Activity Monitors in Youth

Do They Need Goals or Support? A Report From a Goal-Setting Intervention Using Physical Activity Monitors in Youth

Initiatives -
The objective of this study was to investigate the association between physical activity (PA) and different goal setting and strategies in youth. Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.
Start Year
2015
Funding
This research was supported by a Study Grant Akademickie Centrum Kreatywności (Academic Center of Creativity, No. MNiSW/2014/DIR/612/ACK) by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education.

Design

Study design
Clinical trial cohort

Marker Paper

Bronikowski M, Bronikowska M, Glapa A. Do They Need Goals or Support? A Report from a Goal-Setting Intervention Using Physical Activity Monitors in Youth. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2016;13(9):914. Published 2016 Sep 13. doi:10.3390/ijerph13090914

PUBMED 27649219

Number of participants

Number of participants
196
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Timeline

Population

Data was collected from 65 adolescents (mean age 17.2 ± 0.2), 74 young adolescents (mean age 15.3 ± 0.2) and 57 children (mean age 11.5 ± 0.4). An experimental design was employed, with “goal” and “do your best” groups given different step goal strategies.
Selection Criteria
Newborns
Twins
Countries
  • Poland
Ethnic Origin
Health Status

Recruitment

Sources of recruitment
  • General population

Number of participants

Number of participants
196
Number of participants with biosamples
Data Collection Event
Garmin Vivofit(®) activity trackers were used during an 8 week-long intervention to count daily steps.
Start Date
2015
End Date
2015
Data sources
  • Mobile data collection
    • Smartwatch and wearables