Essays about: "Self-tracking"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 essays containing the word Self-tracking.

  1. 1. Domesticating the period-tracking app in everyday life : a case study of Easy Period in the Chinese context

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kommunikation och medier

    Author : Yuhong Xu; [2020]
    Keywords : Easy Period; menstrual technology; period-tracking; self-tracking; everyday life; gender script; domestication theory; China; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Recent years have seen great changes to Chinese women’s period-tracking practice, shifting from the method of pen and paper to smartphone applications, and from women-only practice to practice involves men. This study explores such transformations by looking at a specific app named Easy Period in China and users practice with it by using qualitative methods (textual analysis and semi-structured interviews). READ MORE

  2. 2. Motion analysis as a service to prevent musculoskeletal disorders in forestry

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Anthon Bremer; [2019]
    Keywords : Motion analysis; forestry; musculoskeletal disorders; ethics in technology; Rörelseanalys; skogsbruk; muskuloskeletala besvär; etik inom teknik;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis was to investigate how motion analysis can be used as service to reduce the rate of upper-body musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in forestry, and propose a design based on the identified requirements. The project was carried out in collaboration with a Power Tools and Accessories Manufacturer (PTAM). READ MORE

  3. 3. Tracking the footballing self: An ethnography of the tensions between analog and digital expertise in a football team’s self-tracking practices

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för teknik och samhälle (TS)

    Author : Eveliina Parikka; [2019]
    Keywords : tension; expertise; self-tracking; sports; human and non-human; ANT; ethnography;

    Abstract : In the digitally mediated world that we live in, self-tracking and monitoring technologies have been observed to become part of the various realms of our social lives, shaping and even disturbing relations that we take part in. This thesis has sought to explore how tensions emerge between digital tracking technologies, players and other human members of an elite football team and, thus, to address how those tensions are dealt with. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Use of Data from Self-tracking Devices in Preventive Care: An interview study in the healthcare context of living habits

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för informatik

    Author : Emma Herslöf; Evelina Larzon; [2019]
    Keywords : Self-tracking devices; Wearables; Preventive care; Health data; Living habits; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Healthcare is facing several upcoming challenges, such as individuals tending to become unhealthier, which is the cause of many chronic diseases and lack of healthcare professionals, resulting in decreased efficiency in healthcare. A shift to preventive healthcare could reverse this trend by focusing on improving the living habits of the population. READ MORE

  5. 5. Embodying Self-Tracking: A Feminist Exploration of Collective Meaning-Making of Self-Tracking Data

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : SENA ÇERÇİ; [2018]
    Keywords : Human-Computer Interaction; Interaction Design; Research-through-design; Self-tracking; Quantified Self; Personal Informatics; Embodiment; Feminist HCI;

    Abstract : This Research-through-Design conducted as thesis project within Malmö University Interaction Design Master’s programme is an attempt to bridge the gap between the quantified self and the subjective & collective experiences of the self-tracking for less normative ways of meaning-making of data. In order to accomplish this, it offers a feminist critique of self-tracking and an exploration of new features for self-tracking apps using provotypes to inform the HCI community. READ MORE