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A User-Centred Approach to Reducing Sedentary Behaviour

Dobbins, C, Merabti, M, Fergus, P and Llewellyn-Jones, D (2015) A User-Centred Approach to Reducing Sedentary Behaviour. In: 2014 IEEE 11th Annual Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC’14) . pp. 1-6. (11th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC’14), 10th - 13th January 2014, Las Vegas, NV, USA).

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The use of digital technologies in the administration of healthcare is growing at a rapid rate. However, such platforms are often expensive. As people are living longer, the strain placed on hospitals is increasing. It is evident that a usercentric approach is needed, which aims to prevent illness before a hospital visit is required. As such, with the levels of obesity rising, preventing this illness before such resources are required has the potential to save an enormous amount of time and money, whilst promoting a healthier lifestyle. New and novel approaches are needed, which are inexpensive and pervasive in nature. One such approach is to use human digital memories. This outlet provides visual lifelogs, composed of a variety of data, which can be used to identify periods of inactivity. This paper explores how the DigMem system is used to successfully recognise activity and create temporal memory boxes of human experiences, which can be used to monitor sedentary behaviour.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Computer Science & Mathematics
Publisher: IEEE
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2015 13:42
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2022 15:13
DOI or Identification number: 10.1109/CCNC.2014.6866645
URI: https://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/2042

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