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Using Mobile & Personal Sensing Technologies to Support Health Behavior Change in Everyday Life: Lessons Learned
 

Summary: Using Mobile & Personal Sensing Technologies to Support
Health Behavior Change in Everyday Life: Lessons Learned
Predrag Klasnja1
, Sunny Consolvo1,2
, PhD,
David W. McDonald1
, PhD, James A. Landay1,2
, PhD, & Wanda Pratt1
, PhD
1
University of Washington, Seattle, WA; 2
Intel Research Seattle, Seattle, WA
Abstract
Lifestyle modification is a key facet of the prevention
and management of chronic diseases. Mobile devices
that people already carry provide a promising
platform for facilitating these lifestyle changes. This
paper describes key lessons learned from the
development and evaluation of two mobile systems
for encouraging physical activity. We argue that by

  

Source: Anderson, Richard - Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington at Seattle

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences