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Body Monitors Deliver Better Weight Loss Results at Half the Cost: Study to Be Presented at ACSM Meeting
Date:5/30/2012

s more weight than individuals who attempted to battle the bulge solo. The cost analysis of the same data that will be presented at the ACSM conference revealed that:

  • Use of the armband alone, with no follow-on counseling, was less expensive than group weight loss education alone while also yielding greater weight loss.
  • Combining the armband with group weight loss education yielded the greatest weight loss per participant but increased costs by $60 per participant for each additional kilogram lost because of the incremental cost of group intervention staffing.
  • Standard care, with no intervention after an initial consultation, did not achieve statistically significant weight loss.

The BodyMedia armband, designed to be worn around the clock, utilizes proprietary sensors and algorithms that capture and analyze data on the wearer's calorie burn, physical activity, steps taken and sleep efficiency. Companion software and mobile apps allow users to input their body parameters, set their personal goals, and track their activity and calorie intake. 

"This analysis has important implications for medical practitioners and weight loss counselors trying to plan intervention strategies to help their patients and clients bring their weight under control," Dr. Blair said. "It shows that technology-based interventions hold significant promise in both reducing cost and improving weight loss outcomes."

The findings of the new analysis will be presented at the ASCM meeting from 3:15 to 5:15 pm this Friday, June 1.  The meeting agenda can be viewed at www.acsmannualmeeting.org.

In addition, nine other papers and abstracts to be presented at the ACSM meeting utilized BodyMedia armbands to study topics ranging from energy expenditure on loaded versus unloaded treadmill exercise to measurement validity in children and during pregna
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