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Effect of Social Media in a mHealth Application
Univ Bergen, Norway.
Linköping University, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Division of Biomedical Engineering. Linköping University, Faculty of Science & Engineering. Univ Bergen, Norway.
2017 (English)In: INFORMATICS EMPOWERS HEALTHCARE TRANSFORMATION, IOS PRESS , 2017, Vol. 238, p. 120-123Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

In this project the potential of social media has been reviewed in terms how it can promote a healthy lifestyle utilized in an app. A mHealth app for smartphones has been developed using Design Science methodology, where various features from social media have been implemented with the goal of increasing physical activity. The application has been evaluated extensively in order to meet usability requirements. In addition, a focus group has contributed towards the applications potential to increase physical. The data collected is suggesting that social features have a positive impact on promoting physical activity.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
IOS PRESS , 2017. Vol. 238, p. 120-123
Series
Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, ISSN 0926-9630
Keywords [en]
Sedentary Lifestyle; mHealth; App; Social Media
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Interaction Technologies
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-153725DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-781-8-120ISI: 000452510200029ISBN: 978-1-61499-781-8 (electronic)ISBN: 978-1-61499-780-1 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-153725DiVA, id: diva2:1275910
Conference
15th International Conference on Informatics, Management, and Technology in Healthcare (ICIMTH)
Available from: 2019-01-07 Created: 2019-01-07 Last updated: 2019-01-07

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