Essays about: "physical activity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 135 essays containing the words physical activity.

  1. 1. Validity of accelerometry in high-intensity complex movements

    University essay from Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan, GIH/Institutionen för idrotts- och hälsovetenskap; Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan, GIH/Institutionen för idrotts- och hälsovetenskap

    Author : Victor Stoltz; Manne Godhe; [2014]
    Keywords : Accelerometry; Energy Expenditure.;

    Abstract : AbstractAim The aim of the study was to examine the capability of accelerometers to estimate energy expenditure during high-intensity complex physical activity patterns.Also, to investigate whether placing the monitor on the hip or wrist influenced its prediction ability. READ MORE

  2. 2. Teenage magazine's role as a health educator : A content analysis of Cosmopolitan's health message

    University essay from Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan, GIH/Institutionen för idrotts- och hälsovetenskap

    Author : Rosanna Silander; [2014]
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    Abstract : AimThe aim of this study was to examine a women's magazine Cosmopolitan and to study what kind of message the magazine gives about health.The following questions were posed:1. What kind of topics does Cosmopolitan discuss in health related articles?2. How does Cosmopolitan motivate the readers in health related articles?3. READ MORE

  3. 3. Social Proximity Indicator Application Enhancing Personalization for the User : A User Centric Multimodal Smartphone based Social Proximity Indicator

    University essay from KTH/Radio Systems Laboratory (RS Lab)

    Author : Dipesh Dugar Mitthalal; [2014]
    Keywords : Social Proximity; Smartphone; Social Interactions; Image sharing; Virtual Sensors; Social Närhet; Smartphone; sociala interaktioner; bild delning; virtuella sensorer;

    Abstract : The smartphone has become an important part of our daily life. It takes advantage of multiple built-in sensors, along with internet connectivity, to provide a variety of services including navigation, weather forecasts, media capturing/sharing, and many more. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards Developing Design Guidelines for Exercise Applications

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik

    Author : Anna Granberg; [2014]
    Keywords : Application Guidelines; Physical Activity; Exercise; Exercise Efficiency; Mobile Applications.;

    Abstract : This article aims at exploring whether the same factors that make Social Network Games (SNG’s) functional, and thus increases the usage, can form the basis of guidelines for exercise applications with the purpose of generating a continued use. I present the results of a survey that together with the important characteristics that makes SNG’s successful and theories of persuasive design form the basis of a set of elements and guidelines when creating exercise applications. READ MORE

  5. 5. Using GIS to measure walkability : A Case study in New York City

    University essay from KTH/Geodesi och geoinformatik

    Author : Razmik Agampatian; [2014]
    Keywords : GIS; walkability; New York City;

    Abstract : Obesity has become a global epidemic due to changes in society and in behavioral patterns of communities over the last decades. The decline in physical activity is one of the major contributors to the global obesity epidemic. Thus programs, plans and policies that promote walking could be a possible solution against obesity and its comorbidities. READ MORE