Research on a Community-based Platform for Promoting Health and Physical Fitness in the Elderly Community

@inproceedings{Tsai2013ResearchOA,
  title={Research on a Community-based Platform for Promoting Health and Physical Fitness in the Elderly Community},
  author={Tsai-Hsuan Tsai and Alice M. K. Wong and Chien-Lung Hsu and Kevin C. Tseng},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
This study aims to assess the acceptability of a fitness testing platform (iFit) for installation in an assisted living community with the aim of promoting fitness and slowing the onset of frailty. The iFit platform develops a means of testing Bureau of Health Promotion mandated health assessment items for the elderly (including flexibility tests, grip strength tests, balance tests, and reaction time tests) and integrates wireless remote sensors in a game-like environment to capture and store… CONTINUE READING
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