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A Wearable Accelerometer Based Platform to Encourage Physical Activity for the Elderly
Halmstad University, School of Information Technology, Halmstad Embedded and Intelligent Systems Research (EIS).ORCID iD: 0000-0001-6708-0816
Halmstad University, School of Information Technology, Halmstad Embedded and Intelligent Systems Research (EIS).ORCID iD: 0000-0002-3495-2961
Halmstad University, School of Information Technology, Halmstad Embedded and Intelligent Systems Research (EIS).ORCID iD: 0000-0002-4143-2948
2008 (English)In: Gerontechnology : international journal on the fundamental aspects of technology to serve the ageing society, ISSN 1569-1101, Vol. 07, no 02, p. 129-181Article in journal (Other academic) Published
Abstract [en]

The growth in the elderly population will pose great pressure on the healthcare system to treat common geriatric problem. Preventive approaches like encouraging elderly people to perform physical exercises can decrease the risk of developing chronic diseases. In cases when diseases already have developed, further developments could possibly be retarded. In this work a wearable platform to recognize user’ s    movements    presented.    The    platform    provides interactions with simple computer games designed to promote physical activity.

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Eindhoven: International Society for Gerontechnology , 2008. Vol. 07, no 02, p. 129-181
Keywords [en]
wearable computing, wireless sensor network, fall prevention, serious games
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hh:diva-14969DOI: 10.4017/gt.2008.07.02.118.00OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hh-14969DiVA, id: diva2:408945
Available from: 2011-04-06 Created: 2011-04-06 Last updated: 2017-11-23Bibliographically approved

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de Morais, Wagner OuriqueSant'Anna, AnitaWickström, Nicholas

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