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Naina Sobti, Dr. Priya Grover


Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, NOIDA, Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Pune India


The recent years have seen a rapid change in lifestyles as people have increasingly become sedentary over the last few decades and the Coronavirus pandemic has aggravated the issue. Holistic well-being is a major concern for people due to rising cases of obesity and other lifestyle disorders. Smartphones are seen playing a key role in monitoring health and fitness behavior in recent times. Mobile applications and especially fitness applications are emerging as a keen area of interest and the pandemic has further accelerated their usage with a comprehensive background of publications in leading journals. Present study analyses and identifies the most cited papers in this area in the period of 2010 to 2021. In this study a database of 645 documents were retrieved from Scopus database and bibliometric analysis was done using R studio package. This analysis provides information on trends taking into perspectives both past and present studies. The analysis also reflects important information in areas such as most prominent authors locally and globally most cited countries, most cited documents, growth in sources of production over a period of years which would help in future development of research in this area.


Fitness Applications, Health, Mobile Applications, Activity Tracker, Fitness Trackers, Self-care, Healthy lifestyle

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