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Source: The Guide to Community Preventive Services

Last Reviewed: June 2009

The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends multicomponent interventions that use technology-supported coaching or counseling to help people lose weight. In these interventions, coaches or counselors communicate with individuals or groups through technologies like:

  • Computers
  • Videoconferencing 
  • Personal digital assistants 
  • Pedometers with computer interaction
  • Mobile apps
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Guide to Community Preventive Services. (2009). Obesity: Technology-Supported Multicomponent Coaching or Counseling Interventions – To Reduce Weight. Retrieved from https://www.thecommunityguide.org/findings/obesity-technology-supported-multicomponent-coaching-or-counseling-interventions-reduce