Elizabeth J Lyons
Affiliation: University of Texas Medical Branch
- Testing the effects of narrative and play on physical activity among breast cancer survivors using mobile apps: study protocol for a randomized controlled trialElizabeth J Lyons
Department of Nutrition and Metabolism, The University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX, 77555 1124, USA
BMC Cancer 16:202. 2016..Narratives are uniquely persuasive, and video games show promise for increasing motivation. This study will determine the effectiveness of an intervention that combines narrative and gaming to encourage sustained physical activity...
- Behavior change techniques implemented in electronic lifestyle activity monitors: a systematic content analysisElizabeth J Lyons
The University of Texas Medical Branch, Institute for Translational Sciences, Galveston, TX, United States
J Med Internet Res 16:e192. 2014..These monitors are commercially popular and show promise for use in public health interventions. However, little is known about the content of their feedback applications and how individual monitors may differ from one another...
- The better the story, the bigger the serving: narrative transportation increases snacking during screen time in a randomized trialElizabeth J Lyons
Department of Nutrition, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:60. 2013....
- Prevalence of behavior changing strategies in fitness video games: theory-based content analysisElizabeth Jane Lyons
Institute for Translational Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0342, USA
J Med Internet Res 15:e81. 2013..There is a need for a better understanding of what behavioral strategies are currently available in fitness games and how they are implemented...
- Novel approaches to obesity prevention: effects of game enjoyment and game type on energy expenditure in active video gamesElizabeth J Lyons
Department of Nutrition, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
J Diabetes Sci Technol 6:839-48. 2012..This study compared exercise-themed and game-themed active games to investigate differences in energy expenditure and enjoyment...
- Energy intake and expenditure during sedentary screen time and motion-controlled video gamingElizabeth J Lyons
Department of Nutrition, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 96:234-9. 2012..Motion-controlled video games (MC) may be a healthier alternative to sedentary screen-based activities because of higher energy expenditures, but little is known about the effects of these games on energy intakes...
- Energy expenditure and enjoyment during video game play: differences by game typeElizabeth J Lyons
Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:1987-93. 2011....
- Do motion controllers make action video games less sedentary? A randomized experimentElizabeth J Lyons
Department of Nutrition, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7461, USA
J Obes 2012:852147. 2012..However, some games produce small but significant increases in energy expenditure, which may benefit health by decreasing sedentary behavior...
- Testing Activity Monitors' Effect on Health: Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial Among Older Primary Care PatientsZakkoyya H Lewis
University of Texas Medical Branch, Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, Galveston, TX, United States
JMIR Res Protoc 5:e59. 2016....
- Psychometric Analysis of the Three-Factor Eating Questionnaire-R18V2 in Adolescent and Young Adult-Aged Central Nervous System Tumor SurvivorsMaria C Swartz
1 Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol 5:278-85. 2016..This study investigated the instrument's factor structure and reliability in this population...
- Mobile Health Physical Activity Intervention Preferences in Cancer Survivors: A Qualitative StudyMichael C Robertson
Center for Energy Balance, Department of Behavioral Science, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, United States
JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 5:e3. 2017..This is especially problematic given the high cost of app development and because the majority of downloaded apps fail to engage users over the long term...
- What's the Point?: A Review of Reward Systems Implemented in Gamification InterventionsZakkoyya H Lewis
1 Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
Games Health J 5:93-9. 2016..As gamification proliferates, future research should explicitly describe how rewards were operationalized in the intervention and evaluate the effects of gamified rewards on motivation across populations and research outcomes. ..
- Using an electronic activity monitor system as an intervention modality: A systematic reviewZakkoyya H Lewis
Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch UTMB, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX, USA
BMC Public Health 15:585. 2015..This systematic review aimed to synthesize the efficacy and feasibility results of EAMSs within published physical activity interventions...