Apps can motivate people to exercise, research shows

08/21/2013 | San Francisco Chronicle (free content)

Research is showing that creative applications can help motivate people to exercise, such as an app developed for a Stanford University study that featured a cartoon bird whose health thrived or waned depending on the user's physical activity. At George Washington University, researchers found that people lost weight after creating and following online avatars of themselves that were physically active.

View Full Article in:

San Francisco Chronicle (free content)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Food & Drug Associate
Confidential
Washington, D.C., DC
Senior Manager, Gaps in Care
UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust
Detroit, MI
Compliance Director
Abbott Laboratories
Santa Clara, CA
Junior to Mid-Level FDA Associate
Morgan Lewis
Washington, DC
Product Development Manager, Disposable Medical Products
ASAHI INTECC, Orange County CA R&D Center
Santa Ana, CA