Improving Physical Activity and Health with Information Technology

Abstract : Physical inactivity and overweight/obesity kill 6 million people yearly [1]. Regular physical activity (PA) such as walking, cycling, or participating in sports has significant benefits for health and weight-loss maintenance. It reduces of the risk of diseases, e.g. diabetes, depression, or helps weight controlling. This one year case study explores how daily monitoring of objective PA and weight effects on body mass index (BMI) -value when the target is to achieve globally accepted normal BMI-value. The study aims to learn by cost-effective modelling how improvements in wellbeing and health on an individual level occur with the help of information technology gadgets.
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Hongxiu Li; Matti Mäntymäki; Xianfeng Zhang. 13th Conference on e-Business, e-Services and e-Society (I3E), Nov 2014, Sanya, China. Springer, IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, AICT-445, pp.185-194, 2014, Digital Services and Information Intelligence. 〈10.1007/978-3-662-45526-5_18〉
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Eija Koskivaara. Improving Physical Activity and Health with Information Technology. Hongxiu Li; Matti Mäntymäki; Xianfeng Zhang. 13th Conference on e-Business, e-Services and e-Society (I3E), Nov 2014, Sanya, China. Springer, IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, AICT-445, pp.185-194, 2014, Digital Services and Information Intelligence. 〈10.1007/978-3-662-45526-5_18〉. 〈hal-01342146〉

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