Submitting Campus

Prescott

Department

Department of Mathematics

Document Type

Presentation without Video

Publication/Presentation Date

3-31-2017

Abstract/Description

During adolescence, participation in physical activity decreases while concern about weight increases as teens get older. Using Internet-based healthy strategies with teens who need or want to make changes to their bodies may be a practical method to help them participate in physical activity to attain and maintain healthy bodies. The purpose of this pilot test was to develop and assess acceptability and feasibility of an avatar-based, theoretically derived, mobile application entitled, Having a Positive Perception of You Application (HAPPY App).

Location

San Diego, CA

Number of Pages

1

Additional Information

Dr. Amresh was not affiliated with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University at the time this paper was published.

Required Publisher’s Statement

This paper was presented during the 38th annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) and was published in the March 2017 supplement to the Annals of Behavioral Medicine as v. 51, no.1, Abstract Supplement, on page s1521.

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