Dr Stephanie Schoeppe
|Institute:||Central Queensland University|
Increasing physical activity and reducing sedentary time in children using smartphone apps
Physical inactivity and high sedentary time are major cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in Australian children; leading to childhood obesity and the metabolic syndrome.
As parents are important role models for children’s health behaviours, a family-based smartphone intervention to help children and parents become more active and less sedentary, provides an innovative approach…