Impact of Using m-Health App on Improving Undergraduate Students’ Sports and Health Habits and Their Attitudes toward Its Use

Ali Al Musawi, Wajeha Al-Ani, Mohamed Al-Aghbari

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Abstract

This study aims to explore the Sultan Qaboos University undergraduate students’ perceptions and attitudes towards using m-Health app and its impact on improving their sports and health habits. Triangulation was used by applying a questionnaire and focus groups interviews to answer the research questions. The survey sample was (20) male and female students from four science and humanities colleges. Both quantitative and qualitative findings unequivocally reveal the students’ positive perceptions and attitudes toward the use of the mobile health app. No statistically significant differences were found between the responses of either males or females, or the science and humanitarian colleges of the sample students. In light of these findings, the study set forth its conclusions and recommendations.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-9
Number of pages9
JournalE-Health Telecommunication Systems and Networks
Volume08
Issue number01
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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