Financial incentives for objectively-measured physical activity or weight loss in adults with chronic health conditions: A meta-analysis.

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Summary of "Financial incentives for objectively-measured physical activity or weight loss in adults with chronic health conditions: A meta-analysis."

We conducted a meta-analysis and systematic review of published randomized controlled trials (RCTs) to evaluate the impact of financial incentives (FI) on objectively-measured physical activity (PA) and weight loss (WL) in adults with sedentary behavior or chronic health conditions.


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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0203939


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