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Financial incentives for physical activity in adults: systematic review and meta-analysis
  1. Marc S Mitchell1,
  2. Stephanie L Orstad2,
  3. Aviroop Biswas3,
  4. Paul I Oh4,
  5. Melanie Jay5,
  6. Maureen T Pakosh4,
  7. Guy Faulkner6
  1. 1 Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Kinesiology, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
  2. 2 Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovation, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
  3. 3 Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  4. 4 Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation Program, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  5. 5 Departments of Medicine and Population Health, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
  6. 6 Faculty of Education, School of Kinesiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  1. Correspondence to Dr Marc S Mitchell, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Kinesiology, Western University, London, ON N6A 5B9, Canada; marc.mitchell{at}uwo.ca

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  • Contributors All co-authors meet the ICMJE authorship criteria.

  • Funding Marc Mitchell received post-doctoral fellowship funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to support this project. The other authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests From 2015 to 2017 Marc Mitchell was the sole proprietor of a program evaluation company called Incentive Avenue Inc. Currently, he is the Principal Behavioural Insights Advisor for an incentive-based mHealth application company called Carrot Insights Inc. He reports consulting income from Carrot Insights Inc. in the past 36 months and company stock options as well. Furthermore, Stephanie Orstad worked as an independent contractor for Incentive Avenue Inc. in 2016. The other authors declare that no competing interests exist.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors All co-authors meet the ICMJE authorship criteria.

  • Funding Marc Mitchell received post-doctoral fellowship funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to support this project. The other authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests From 2015 to 2017 Marc Mitchell was the sole proprietor of a program evaluation company called Incentive Avenue Inc. Currently, he is the Principal Behavioural Insights Advisor for an incentive-based mHealth application company called Carrot Insights Inc. He reports consulting income from Carrot Insights Inc. in the past 36 months and company stock options as well. Furthermore, Stephanie Orstad worked as an independent contractor for Incentive Avenue Inc. in 2016. The other authors declare that no competing interests exist.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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