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Sedentary behavior is a prominent risk factor linked to most non-communicable diseases. As societies, we know we need to be more active, yet progress has been lacking even as the evidence supporting the benefits of physical activity continues to mount.
The Vitality Institute is devoted to learning how the intersection of environment, technology, and economics can interact to produce circumstances in which all adults and children can choose to be more active in their everyday lives in a safe and enjoyable way.
Gillian Christie | Aug 30, 2016
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Gabriela Seplovich and Adriana Selwyn | Apr 7, 2016
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Kristie Willenborg | Apr 5, 2016
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Adriana Selwyn and Jonathan Dugas | Mar 23, 2016
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Consultation for Collective Action on Personalized Health Technology: Eliminating Ethical, Legal, and Social Barriers for Individual and Societal Benefit[Journal of Health Communication: International Perspectives Volume 20, Issue 8, 2015] By Gillian P. Christie, Kevin Patrick & Dennis Schmuland The ubiquity and use of smartphones, sensors, devices, and wearables that monitor, diagnose, and improve health behaviors... More »
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