One of the big caveats of fitness trackers like Fitbits is they take a one-size-fits-all approach that doesn’t account for subtle tweaks needed for real behavior change, and that can leave people feeling disappointed in themselves, or worse, cause them to give up altogether. Determined to find a better way, College of Health Solutions Associate Professor Marc Adams and his team designed a behavior intervention, called WalkIT Arizona, that accounts for the ups and downs of daily life.
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