Eric B Hekler

Summary

Affiliation: Arizona State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Validation of Physical Activity Tracking via Android Smartphones Compared to ActiGraph Accelerometer: Laboratory-Based and Free-Living Validation Studies
    Eric B Hekler
    Arizona State University, School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Phoenix, AZ, United States
    JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 3:e36. 2015
  2. pmc Agile science: creating useful products for behavior change in the real world
    Eric B Hekler
    School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, 500 N 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ, 85003, USA
    Transl Behav Med 6:317-28. 2016
  3. doi request reprint Advancing Models and Theories for Digital Behavior Change Interventions
    Eric B Hekler
    School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 51:825-832. 2016
  4. pmc Exploring the relationship between changes in weight and utterances in an online weight loss forum: a content and correlational analysis study
    Eric B Hekler
    School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, United States
    J Med Internet Res 16:e254. 2014
  5. pmc Determining who responds better to a computer- vs. human-delivered physical activity intervention: results from the community health advice by telephone (CHAT) trial
    Eric B Hekler
    School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, 500 N, 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:109. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Are daily fluctuations in perceived environment associated with walking?
    Eric B Hekler
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Psychol Health 27:1009-20. 2012
  7. pmc The CHOICE study: a "taste-test" of utilitarian vs. leisure walking among older adults
    Eric B Hekler
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Health Psychol 31:126-9. 2012
  8. pmc Reliability and validity of CHAMPS self-reported sedentary-to-vigorous intensity physical activity in older adults
    Eric B Hekler
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 9:225-36. 2012
  9. pmc The Stanford Healthy Neighborhood Discovery Tool: a computerized tool to assess active living environments
    Matthew P Buman
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:e41-7. 2013
  10. pmc Effects of Three Motivationally Targeted Mobile Device Applications on Initial Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior Change in Midlife and Older Adults: A Randomized Trial
    Abby C King
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, and Epidemiology Division, Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 11:e0156370. 2016

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. pmc Validation of Physical Activity Tracking via Android Smartphones Compared to ActiGraph Accelerometer: Laboratory-Based and Free-Living Validation Studies
    Eric B Hekler
    Arizona State University, School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Phoenix, AZ, United States
    JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 3:e36. 2015
    ..There is increasing interest in using smartphones as stand-alone physical activity monitors via their built-in accelerometers, but there is presently limited data on the validity of this approach...
  2. pmc Agile science: creating useful products for behavior change in the real world
    Eric B Hekler
    School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, 500 N 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ, 85003, USA
    Transl Behav Med 6:317-28. 2016
    ..The process emphasizes early-and-often sharing. If correct, agile science could enable a more robust knowledge base for behavior change. ..
  3. doi request reprint Advancing Models and Theories for Digital Behavior Change Interventions
    Eric B Hekler
    School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 51:825-832. 2016
    ....
  4. pmc Exploring the relationship between changes in weight and utterances in an online weight loss forum: a content and correlational analysis study
    Eric B Hekler
    School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, United States
    J Med Internet Res 16:e254. 2014
    ....
  5. pmc Determining who responds better to a computer- vs. human-delivered physical activity intervention: results from the community health advice by telephone (CHAT) trial
    Eric B Hekler
    School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, 500 N, 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:109. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore baseline factors (i.e., demographics, motivation, interpersonal style, and external resources) that moderate intervention efficacy delivered by either a human or automated advisor...
  6. doi request reprint Are daily fluctuations in perceived environment associated with walking?
    Eric B Hekler
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Psychol Health 27:1009-20. 2012
    ..05). Future research should explore intervention components that target context-specific information about perceived access to supportive environments as part of a broader perspective on intervention development...
  7. pmc The CHOICE study: a "taste-test" of utilitarian vs. leisure walking among older adults
    Eric B Hekler
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Health Psychol 31:126-9. 2012
    ..A quasi-experimental crossover design was used to evaluate how training underactive midlife and older adults in each type of walking impacted total steps taken and how it was linked to their subsequent choice of walking types...
  8. pmc Reliability and validity of CHAMPS self-reported sedentary-to-vigorous intensity physical activity in older adults
    Eric B Hekler
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 9:225-36. 2012
    ..Further, this study explored over-reporting and double-reporting...
  9. pmc The Stanford Healthy Neighborhood Discovery Tool: a computerized tool to assess active living environments
    Matthew P Buman
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:e41-7. 2013
    ..Existing tools to assess environmental features associated with walkability are often cumbersome, require extensive training, and are not readily available for use by community residents...
  10. pmc Effects of Three Motivationally Targeted Mobile Device Applications on Initial Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior Change in Midlife and Older Adults: A Randomized Trial
    Abby C King
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, and Epidemiology Division, Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 11:e0156370. 2016
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Exercise advice by humans versus computers: maintenance effects at 18 months
    Abby C King
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine
    Health Psychol 33:192-6. 2014
    ..This investigation evaluated the sustained 18-month impacts of the automated advisor compared with human advisors...
  12. pmc Harnessing different motivational frames via mobile phones to promote daily physical activity and reduce sedentary behavior in aging adults
    Abby C King
    Department of Health Research and Policy, and Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e62613. 2013
    ..The results support further systematic investigation of the efficacy of the applications for changing these key health-promoting behaviors...
  13. pmc Moderators and mediators of exercise-induced objective sleep improvements in midlife and older adults with sleep complaints
    Matthew P Buman
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5411, USA
    Health Psychol 30:579-87. 2011
    ..We examined moderators and mediators of objective sleep improvements in a 12-month randomized controlled trial among underactive midlife and older adults reporting mild/moderate sleep complaints...
  14. pmc Exploring behavioral markers of long-term physical activity maintenance: a case study of system identification modeling within a behavioral intervention
    Eric B Hekler
    1Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Health Educ Behav 40:51S-62S. 2013
    ..Future studies should be conducted to systematically explore these concepts within a priori idiographic (i.e., N-of-1) experimental designs. ..
  15. pmc A qualitative study of shopper experiences at an urban farmers' market using the Stanford Healthy Neighborhood Discovery Tool
    Matthew P Buman
    1School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, 500 North 3rd Street, Mail Code 3020, Phoenix, AZ 85004 2135, USA
    Public Health Nutr 18:994-1000. 2015
    ..To understand factors which enhance or detract from farmers' market shopper experiences to inform targeted interventions to increase farmers' market utilization, community-building and social marketing strategies...
  16. doi request reprint Food marketing to children through toys: response of restaurants to the first U.S. toy ordinance
    Jennifer J Otten
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:56-60. 2012
    ..Restaurants had many different options for complying with this ordinance, such as introducing more healthful menu options, reformulating current menu items, or changing marketing or toy distribution practices...
  17. pmc Behavioral impacts of sequentially versus simultaneously delivered dietary plus physical activity interventions: the CALM trial
    Abby C King
    Department of Health Research and Policy and Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Ann Behav Med 46:157-68. 2013
    ..Few studies have evaluated how to combine dietary and physical activity (PA) interventions to enhance adherence...
  18. pmc Objective light-intensity physical activity associations with rated health in older adults
    Matthew P Buman
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94305 5411, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1155-65. 2010
    ..0001). Objectively measured light-intensity physical activity is associated with physical health and well-being variables in older adults...
  19. pmc Exercise effects on night-to-night fluctuations in self-rated sleep among older adults with sleep complaints
    Matthew P Buman
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5411, USA
    J Sleep Res 20:28-37. 2011
    ..Twelve months of moderate-intensity exercise reduced night-to-night fluctuations in self-rated time to fall asleep, and this relationship was independent of mean-level time to fall asleep...
  20. pmc BeWell24: development and process evaluation of a smartphone "app" to improve sleep, sedentary, and active behaviors in US Veterans with increased metabolic risk
    Matthew P Buman
    School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, 500 N 3rd Street, Mail Code 9020, Phoenix, AZ, 85004 2135, USA
    Transl Behav Med 6:438-48. 2016
    ..Usage of the sleep and sedentary components peaked at week 2 and remained high throughout the intervention. Exercise component use was low. User experiences were mixed, and overall satisfaction was modest. ..
  21. ncbi request reprint Dose and timing of text messages for increasing physical activity among pregnant women: a randomized controlled trial
    Jennifer L Huberty
    Exercise Science and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, 500 North 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ, 85004, USA
    Transl Behav Med . 2016
    ..Future studies should explore a modified focus on behavior change (e.g., decrease sedentary activity, increase light activity) and incorporate SMS as part of a multi-level approach with other evidence-based strategies...
  22. pmc Incorporating prototyping and iteration into intervention development: a case study of a dining hall-based intervention
    Arianna D McClain
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94305 1334, USA
    J Am Coll Health 61:122-31. 2013
    ..Previous research from the fields of computer science and engineering highlight the importance of an iterative design process (IDP) to create more creative and effective solutions...
  23. pmc An adaptive physical activity intervention for overweight adults: a randomized controlled trial
    Marc A Adams
    School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e82901. 2013
    ..Adaptive interventions are dynamic; components or doses change in response to short-term variations in participant's performance. Emerging theory and technologies make adaptive goal setting and feedback interventions feasible...