Published on in Vol 21, No 2 (2019): February

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at, first published .
Digital Interventions to Reduce Sedentary Behaviors of Office Workers: Scoping Review

Digital Interventions to Reduce Sedentary Behaviors of Office Workers: Scoping Review

Digital Interventions to Reduce Sedentary Behaviors of Office Workers: Scoping Review

Authors of this article:

Yitong Huang1, 2 Author Orcid Image ;   Steve Benford2 Author Orcid Image ;   Holly Blake3, 4 Author Orcid Image


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