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Published: 2018-10-27

The efficacy of eHealth interventions in weight management: a systematic review

University of Bucharest
eHealth weight loss obesity overweight


This current review aimed to evaluate the efficacy of eHealth interventions in weight manangement, targeting obese and overweight adults. Methods: Upon completion of the search procedure, a number of fourteen studies were included and analyzed relative to a set of inclusion and exclusion criteria previously established. Results: Only six out of fourteen studies reported statistically significant results, favoring the eHealth interventions. The included studies had several limitations, most of them related to their methodological design. Conclusion: The current understanding of this topic is still premature, but the present results offer a promising perspective on the efficacy of eHealth interventions in weight management. However, more studies are needed to provide conclusive results.


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How to Cite

Spinu, R. M. (2018). The efficacy of eHealth interventions in weight management: a systematic review. Studia Doctoralia, 9(1), 2–17.