Essays about: "sedentary behavior"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 essays containing the words sedentary behavior.

  1. 1. CAN ACTIVPAL REPLACE ACTIGRAPH WHEN MEASURING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY ON ADULTS IN A FREE LIVING ENVRIONMENT?

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Fysioterapi

    Author : Johan Sunesson; [2018]
    Keywords : Accelerometer; Concurrent validity; Walking; Cadence; MVPA; ADL;

    Abstract : Introduction With an increasing knowledge of the health benefits from physical activity (PA) the interest in objectively measuring PA in free living environment has increased. ActiGraph is the most commonly used accelerometer to objectively measure PA, while ActivPAL is considered gold standard when it comes to measuring sedentary behavior. READ MORE

  2. 2. GeoFort: Mobile Game for Motivating Physical Activity using Gamification and Augmented Reality

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Anton Eklund; Axel Nygårds; David Smeds; [2018]
    Keywords : gamification; augmented reality; game; motivation; android; java; firebase; google maps; gps;

    Abstract : With technology continuing to advance, a lot of everyday tasks are becoming easier to perform and less physically demanding. However, as a result of this, peoples lives are also becoming more sedentary. There is a need for motivating people to be more active. READ MORE

  3. 3. SitLight : a Wearable Intervention for Improving Sitting Behavior

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för informatik

    Author : Farideh Soltani Nejad; [2018]
    Keywords : Wearable technology; smart clothing; visual modality; posture improvement; persuasive technology; calm technology;

    Abstract : Various studies have taken different approaches to persuade users into adopting a healthy sitting posture. In addition to the sedentary lifestyles we have come to adopt, the importance and reasoning of these studies stem from the adverse effects of poor posture on our health and mood. READ MORE

  4. 4. Förskolegårdens utrymme och utformning i tät stad : en pilotstudie som utforskar barns fysiska aktivitet

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Hanna Henriksson; [2017]
    Keywords : förskolegård; fysisk aktivitet; rörelse; utformning; samhällsplanering; rörelsefrihet; barn;

    Abstract : Idag finns ett bristande intresse i stadsplaneringen att skapa utrymme för barn. Att barn behöver fysisk aktivitet är idag omtalat, i samband med att barns tillgång till TV och datorer medför stillasittande, under tiden då barn inte befinner sig i förskolan. READ MORE

  5. 5. Design of a 3D training equipment : Development of a new exercise equipment to prevent injuries among sedentary workers

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Ida Jakobsson; [2017]
    Keywords : 3D training; Sedentary Worker; Physical Activity; Motivation; Industrial Design Engineering; Usability; 3D-Träning; Stillasittade Arbetare; Fysisk Aktivitet; Motivation; Teknisk Design; Användbarhet;

    Abstract : Low-intensity and sedentary work have become more common in work life the last decades. More and more people get health problems as stress, lack of well-being and decreased work performances. Neck, shoulders, and arms are the most affected areas because of low activity for a longer time. READ MORE