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Do As I Tweet, Not As I Do: Comparing Physical Activity Data Between Fitness Tweets and Healthy People 2020

Ted Vickey and John G. Breslin. Do as I tweet, not as I do: comparing physical activity data between fitness tweets and Healthy People 2020. mHealth.

Social media networks, mobile fitness apps, and other disruptive health technologies are here to stay, and health and fitness professionals and researchers could benefit by leveraging data from the ever-growing numbers of people who use them. CRI Senior Advisor for Disruptive Health Technologies Ted Vickey, M.S., recently published some of his findings about using Twitter to collect valuable information on physical activity and improving health outcomes in the journal mHealth..