PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to investigate effects of activity tracker & application use on adherence, metabolic syndrome factor and body composition of middle and senior-aged. METHODS The subjects of this study were 1,196 middle and senior-aged man and women with health haz-ard factor. All of subjects divided to two groups, activity tracker & application use group 990(man=492, wom-en=498) was participating in 24 weeks, and control group 206(man=71, women=135) was not in that program. They performed physical activity utilizing activity tracker & application for 24 weeks. The following items were measured before, middle and after the program : physical activity adherence, metabolic syndrome factor and body composition. RESULTS Results of this study showed that physical activity adherence appeared nothing in drop-rate of male(9.35%) and female(8.63%) : So adherence were male(90.65%) and female(91.37%). And changes of met-abolic syndrome factor variables were significantly improved in total cholesterol, triglyceride, systolic blood pressure, and glucose in activity tracker & application use group and control group after 24 weeks. Also, body composition were showed significantly different in BMI, weight, waist. CONCLUSIONS Activity tracker & application use accompanied regular physical activity were effective in middle and senior-aged health promotion. This results can be utilized not only in new health promotion program of public health center but also in a local resident health management strategies.
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