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Biomedical Engineering

Investigation of needs and requirements related to monitoring of physical activity in daily life: A qualitative study of older adults' experiences from using activity bracelets

The aim of this project was to make an initial investigation of how older adults experience using commercial activity bracelets.

Concluded

Start

2015-10-01

Conclusion

2016-06-15

Main financing

Robotdalen

Collaboration partners

Landstinget Västmanland, SICS Swedish ICT - the Swedish institute of computer science, Västerås Stad

Research group

Project manager at MDH

Researcher

Maria Ehn

+4621107093

maria.ehn@mdh.se

Description of the project

The aim of this project was to make an initial investigation of how older adults experience using commercial activity bracelets. Participants used the bracelets for a short time and were inteviewed about their experienes. Inteviews were subjected to qualitative content analysis. Areas for further investigation were identified.