Smart pose: mobile posture-aware system for lowering physical health risk of smartphone users

@inproceedings{Lee2013SmartPM,
  title={Smart pose: mobile posture-aware system for lowering physical health risk of smartphone users},
  author={Hosub Lee and Young Sang Choi and Sunjae Lee and Eunsoo Shim},
  booktitle={CHI Extended Abstracts},
  year={2013}
}
With the widespread use of smartphones, users tend to use their smartphones for a long period of time with unhealthy postures, bending forward their upper body including the neck. If users keep such an unhealthy posture for a long time, their neck and back muscles get chronically strained, which might cause diseases such as cervical myalgia. To prevent these diseases, we propose a new methodology to monitor the posture of smartphone users with built-in sensors. The proposed mechanism estimates… CONTINUE READING
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