Effectiveness of activity trackers with and without incentives to increase physical activity (TRIPPA): a randomised controlled trial

Eric A. Finkelstein, Benjamin Haaland, Marcel Bilger, Aarti Sahasranaman, Robert A Sloan, Ei Ei Khaing Nang, Kelly R Evenson

Publication: Scientific journalJournal articlepeer-review


Despite the increasing popularity of activity trackers, little evidence exists that they can improve health outcomes. We aimed to investigate whether use of activity trackers, alone or in combination with cash incentives or charitable donations, lead to increases in physical activity and improvements in health outcomes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)983 - 995
JournalLancet Diabetes & Endocrinology
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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