Agile life: addressing knowledge and social motivations for active aging

@inproceedings{Grosinger2012AgileLA,
  title={Agile life: addressing knowledge and social motivations for active aging},
  author={Jasmin Grosinger and Frank Vetere and Geraldine Fitzpatrick},
  booktitle={OZCHI},
  year={2012}
}
Despite the inter-relationship between physical, cognitive and social factors for older people, the frequency of physical activity typically decreases with age. In this paper, we focus on two specific issues related to physical activity and older people - overcoming the knowledge barrier and promoting social motivation. We develop a tablet-based prototype called Agile Life that provides 'Physical Activity Information Chunks' (PAICs) and also promotes awareness of friends' activities and… CONTINUE READING
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