Additional Studies

well body

Evaluating whether regular weight and physical activity tracking using wireless technology helps African American breast cancer survivors to better regulate their weight, dietary behaviors, and physical activity.

refit

Designed specifically to help men improve their eating and exercise to lose weight through a combination of online and in-person sessions meeting men's unique needs.

smart moms

Testing a smartphone-based program targeted towards mothers and children with the goals to help mothers lose a little weight and to encourage the reduction of sugary beverages in their child's diet.

weigh study

Studies the careful tracking of weight using self-monitoring technology for weight loss in adults. Based on weight, related diet and physical activity choices are encouraged in order to reach weight goals.

Teen weight loss study

Examines the role of support in a group-based weight loss program for adolescents. Study participants are enrolled in a behavioral weight loss program with social support delivered through in-person and virtual modes.

pod study

Delivers weight loss information via podcast.

healthefamilies

Compares two internet-based behavioral intervention approaches designed to improve diet and increase physical activity of families. The interventions use the parent as the agent of change to promote healthy weight in the family.

way to health

Targets obesity at the worksite with an environmental intervention, an environmental intervention plus an Internet intervention, and an environmental intervention plus the Internet intervention plus financial incentives.

sisters in health

Addresses whether a physical activity enhanced behavioral weight loss program will yield more favorable weight loss outcomes in African American women.