Individual Study / Lewis et al.; JMIR Aging. 2019

Social Support Patterns of Middle-Aged and Older Adults Within a Physical Activity App: Secondary Mixed Method Analysis

Social Support Patterns of Middle-Aged and Older Adults Within a Physical Activity App: Secondary Mixed Method Analysis

Initiatives -
This study aimed to describe the social support patterns of middle-aged and older adults using a mobile app as part of a behavioral PA intervention. 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
2014
End Year
2015
Funding
This study was internally funded by the Claude D Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (grant number P30AG024832) and Sealy Center on Aging. l salary support was provided by the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (grant number RP140020); the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (grant number 90AR5009); a Mentored Research Scholar Grant in Applied and Clinical Research (grant number MRSG-14-165-01-CPPB) from the American Cancer Society; the American Heart Association (grant number 13BGIA17110021, 16PRE27090012); the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research); the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke; and the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (grant number P2CHD065702).

Design

Study design
Clinical trial cohort

Marker Paper

Lewis ZH, Swartz MC, Martinez E, Lyons EJ. Social Support Patterns of Middle-Aged and Older Adults Within a Physical Activity App: Secondary Mixed Method Analysis. JMIR Aging. 2019;2(2):e12496. Published 2019 Aug 23. doi:10.2196/12496

PUBMED 31518281

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
35
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Timeline

Population

Data from 35 participants in a 12-week, home-based activity intervention were used for this secondary mixed method analysis.
Selection Criteria
Minimum age
55
Maximum age
79
Newborns
Twins
Countries
  • United States of America
Ethnic Origin
Health Status

Recruitment

Sources of recruitment
  • General population

Number of participants

Number of participants
35
Number of participants with biosamples
Data Collection Event
This study aimed to describe the social support patterns of middle-aged and older adults using a mobile app as part of a behavioral PA intervention.
Start Date
2014-06
End Date
2015-12
Data sources
  • Mobile data collection
    • Mobile phone
    • Smartwatch and wearables
    • Tablet/laptop