Journal Club 1: Daily and Seasonal Influences on Dietary Self-monitoring Using a Smartphone Application

(Recorded 9/10/18)

About the Webinar

The presentation will discuss factors that influence dietary self-monitoring on a smartphone application. Specifically, time-varying factors including time in the study, day of the week, and month of the year will be reviewed from data obtained from the ENGAGED study, a 6 month weight loss intervention. Lastly, conclusions from the results as well as implications for future studies and clinical practice will be discussed.

About the Presenter

Christine Pelligrini, PhD, University of South Carolina
Dr. Christine Pellegrini is an Assistant Professor in the Technology Center to Promote Healthy Lifestyles within the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina. Her research interests include the development and implementation of technology-supported behavioral interventions targeting diet, physical activity, sedentary behavior, and weight loss. Populations of interest include adults with obesity, osteoarthritis, knee replacement, diabetes, and lupus.