The MyMobilize Stanford Study!
*Please note that this study is no longer enrolling subjects and the app is no longer supported. Thank you for your interest.
Researchers at Stanford University’s Mobilize Center used the Pebble smartwatch to study the best ways to reduce sedentary time and motivate physical activity.
Anyone that had a Pebble smartwatch had the opportunity to participate in the study by downloading the app and answering a few questions. After that, Pebble tracked their steps as usual, but they also were sent a personalized notifications through their smart-watch to encourage them to get up and move.
Participation in the study helped Stanford Mobilize researchers gain insight into the best ways to motivate physical activity and reduce sedentary time.
Updated Nov. 20, 2017: The app now works with all Pebble watches, including the Pebble 2 Heart Rate Smartwatch.
Updated Jan. 14, 2019: This study is no longer enrolling subjects and the app is no longer supported.