Systematic Development of Theory-Based Physical Activity Program Using Mobile Application
Kyoungsan Seo

Kyoungsan Seo, Department of Nursing, Cheongju University, Cheongju, Korea.
Manuscript received on 08 May 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 19 May 2019 | Manuscript Published on 23 May 2019 | PP: 1242-1244 | Volume-7 Issue-6S5 April 2019 | Retrieval Number: F12140476S519/2019©BEIESP
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Abstract: This article describes the systematic development of the WOW program that provides stage-matching physical activity intervention with smartphone application for university student. Intervention Mapping (IM) protocol was used to develop the WOW Program by integrating health behavior change theories and motivational interviewing in mobile application. According to the six steps of IM, the methods and the content of the WOW program were described from needs assessment and defining goals, matrix formation by determinants, performance objectives, change objectives, choosing intervention strategies and methods, designing contents and materials, adoption and implementation to evaluation. The smartphone walking application with self-monitoring and social community was selected for implementation. Eight session intervention program with smartphone application will be implemented and evaluated of the participant’s result and program formation. The intervention designed by matching the stage of the subject might encourage both in terms of intervention effectiveness and participant’s satisfaction.
Keywords: Intervention Mapping, Motivation, Physical Activity, Telehealth.
Scope of the Article: Bio-Science and Bio-Technology