Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinica

Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinica

Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinica ›› 2018, Vol. 40 ›› Issue (3): 405-410.doi: 10.3881/j.issn.1000-503X.2018.03.019

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Application of Internet-based Interventions in Weight Management

YU Yingxiang,CHANG Cuiqing(),ZHANG Xiaoyuan,GUO Chengcheng   

  1. Institute of Sports Medicine,Peking University Third Hospital,Beijing 100191,China
  • Received:2017-04-11 Online:2018-06-30 Published:2018-07-05
  • Supported by:
    Supported by the National Key Research and Development Program of China(2016YFD0400603);the National Science and Technology Supporting Project of China(2013BAI06B05)

Abstract:

Overweight and obesity are associated with a range of chronic diseases and have become a major global health concern. With the progress of Internet technology,electronic health care has emerged,providing new tools and methods for weight management. Internet-based technology has shown certain effectiveness in facilitating interventions on overweight,obesity,and their associated diseases. This article reviews the recent advances in these interventions and evaluates their effectiveness,efficiency,and feasibility.

Key words: internet+, weight management, obesity, overweight, body mass index

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